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…of powwowing, a faith-healing tradition the Pennsylvania Dutch brought to Pennsylvania from central Europe starting in 1790. Many York County people visited powwow doctors well into the 20th century, seeking…

Powwow practitioner and murder victim Nelson Rehmeyer is seen here in this photograph from Ross McGinnis’ ‘Trials of Hex.’ See photograph of his wife and daughters below. Background posts: ‘We…

…you prefer, click on these individual links with their extensive collection of photographs: Powwowing: ‘… It was here, and it had many adherents … , ‘Powwowing was done for good’,…

…in the 1929 Hex Murder trials, painted the portraits about 1946. Also of interest: Genealogical society speaker to provide tips for ‘Finding Lydia’s Bottom’ and Descendant of powwow doctor: ‘Powwowing…