A two year old LuzerneCounty murder was sold On
This Day in 1880. Two years ago an organ grinder named Gardena murdered his 10 year old daughter,
Rosa. He then buried her body in the woods near Wanamac, in LuzereneCounty,
near where he killed her.
younger daughter, Pauline, was eight at that time and is the one who reported
the murder to the authorities. She also asked for protection from her father,
as she was scared for her life.
Lancaster daily intelligencer. (Lancaster, Pa.),
17 May 1880. Chronicling America:
Historic American Newspapers. Library of Congress.
This Day is a prompt I started this month to further explore historical events.