The Heart Wound of Emma Myers

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The Heart Wound of Emma Myers

We present a tale of murder from 1800s York County, Pennsylvania. Johnny Coyle shot and killed Emma Myers in a barn at the historic Accomac Inn. Johnny was sentenced to hang for the crime, and Emma’s aunt brought her heart to the gallows – contained in a bottle of alcohol and showing the wound which killed the young Emma. Refused burial at the local cemetery, Johnny was buried at the Accomac where his father slept on the grave to protect it from grave-robbers. The ghosts of both Johnny and Emma are said to haunt the Accomac.

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  • Roober54

    Good stuff keep it up


    6:00 who is the intro sooo long 😂

    6 months ago·5 likes·

    Overly cool m8

    6 months ago·8 likes·
  • Kimberly

    Insightful and timely. Heartfelt words of personal and intuitive wisdom. Matt speaks directly from his heart about life wisdom’s coming from experience and deep thought. I love it. Victoria Mcknight


    Packed with purpose! These short bites of knowledge and wonder will give you inspiration to stay on your mission, build consistency, and serve others with all your heart!

    6 months ago·3 likes·
  • Gillian

    Overly cool m8

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    Overly cool m8

    6 months ago·1 like·

    Very thought out! Can't wait to try it out.

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