Ghosts and Legends of the Schuylkill River Valley

Ghosts and Legends of the Schuylkill River Valley

Monday, October 22, 2018 Ghosts and Legends of the Schuylkill River Valley


Hear strange and unexplained tales of haunted places in Chester, Montgomery, and Berks counties and beyond in a special free event at Phoenixville Public Library on Monday, October 22 at 7:13 PM. Author and storyteller Charles J. Adams III will present “Ghosts and Legends of the Schuylkill River Valley”.

Charles J. Adams III writes regular features on travel and local legends in the Reading Eagle newspaper. In addition, he has written more than 35 books on the paranormal, folklore, shipwrecks, train wrecks, and baseball. He is also editor of The Historical Review of Berks County, a quarterly journal published by the Berks History Center, a.k.a. The Historical Society of Berks County. He has been featured on “Riddles at the Ends of the Earth,” on the Nippon TV Network in Japan. He also appeared on Travel Channel shows “Paranormal Challenge,” “Mysteries at the Museum,” “Ghost Adventures,” and “Haunted Encounters: Face to Face.” He has also appeared as consultant and on-air “expert” for programs on hauntings and ghosts on The History Channel, A&E, The Learning Channel, National Geographic Channel, and MTV. He has led ghost tours in England, Scotland, Wales, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and throughout New England and the Mid-Atlantic States. In 2015, he was selected as the ghost storyteller at the W.B. Yeats Festival in County Donegal, Ireland. He has been published in the Edgar Allan Poe Review, and at the request of producer M. Night Shyamalan, his book Bucks County Ghost Stories was used as a prop in the movie Signs.

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required on the Adult Events Calendar at or by calling 610-933-3013 x132. Phoenixville Public Library is located at 183 Second Avenue, Phoenixville PA.