“Blackstone, Poetry, and Family Troubles”: A Poisoning on Crooked Run

This week we are going to revisit a family we first met in a previous Tuscarawas County story (The Witch of Stonecreek), only this time it is a different Fisher family member who is a major character in the tale. Members of the Fisher family of Crooked Run were no stranger to being in theContinue reading ““Blackstone, Poetry, and Family Troubles”: A Poisoning on Crooked Run”

Kidnapping of “Plucky” Clara Thiebaud

Newspaper headlines often offer a snapshot of an exciting, and perhaps scary, event in an otherwise normal person’s life. One such headline jumped out at me from a 1920s issue of a local newspaper and I could not resist learning more. I have chosen not to use Clara’s later married name(s). Charles Thiebaud and hisContinue reading “Kidnapping of “Plucky” Clara Thiebaud”