MACHIAS — The Cattaraugus County Museum and Investigate Library’s Summer time at the Stone Dwelling celebration collection carries on July 22 with a dialogue of the supernatural history of Cattaraugus County by Amanda R. Woomer, writer of “A Haunted Atlas of Western New York.”

Her talk, titled “Folklore and Ghost Stories of the Cattaraugus Region,” will contact on haunted roads, forests and cemeteries although relating some of Cattaraugus County’s legends and lore. Discover how gossip and folklore have led to some of the region’s most haunted places, like tales of witches, ghosts and even curses.

Woomer is a “huge travel buff, foodie and lover of all issues strange and abnormal.” She’s been viewing haunted locations ever because her 1st take a look at to Gettysburg, Pa., in 2004, and considering that then has traveled to dozens of haunted spots in the United States from the Stanley Hotel in Colorado to the residence of Robert the Doll in Vital West.

She also writes Spook-Eats, a weblog focused to journey, foodstuff and the paranormal.

The method will get started at 7 p.m. and take area less than an celebration tent on the museum’s garden, rain or glow. Some seating will be available, but attendees are encouraged to deliver their personal chairs.

The Summer season at the Stone Property sequence is no cost and open to the general public.

The Cattaraugus County Museum is situated in the Stone House, 9824 Route 16, in Machias. For far more information and facts, go to or contact (716) 353-8200.

By Harriet