Pinch Me Places: Joseph Hochstetler Grave

In July 2013, the lovely Robin and I attended the Jacob Hochstetler Family Association's Sixth Quinquennial North American Gathering in Lewistown, PA. We attended (and I spoke) in the company of my brother Don and sister-in-law Arvilla, and took advantage of the occasion to drive to the nearby Mifflintown area to tour the homestead and burial site of my great-great-great-great-great grandfather Joseph Hochstetler (and the burial site also of his son John). 

It was definitely a "pinch me place" to see the site where one of the three captives taken by Delaware warriors in the famous 1757 "Hochstetler massacre" (which I've heard about since I was a wee lad, and recently written about in the novel Northkill) is buried.

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