Van Horn, 61, was a painter at the
He was unable to pay the $400 bail. He knew Duff, 35, when she was committed to
Sleighton Farm. They article does not say what Duff did to be
Van Horn told police he and Duff had registered at a hotel in
Pottstown as man and wife and were in fact
waiting for their marriage license, as they were to be wed.
On This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events. I will make every effort to keep events localized to that of my research or research I am conducting for others. However, from time to time, it will simply be a subject that captured my attention.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015