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Beyond the Bio: Field of Screams

Written by Ben Allen, General Assignment Reporter | Oct 29, 2013 5:00 AM

Field of Screams in Mountville, Lancaster County has been scaring kids, adults and everyone in between for 21 years. The haunt, known as one of the scariest in the country, has been featured on the Travel Channel, and attracts more than 50,000 people a year. Of course, it has a haunted hay ride, but it also has a Den of Darkness, Nightmare Asylum, and more. Behind the happy faces outside the attractions is screaming, jumping, and hollering once people step inside.

WITF's Morning Edition host Ben Allen recently sat down with Gene and Jim Schopf, brothers and co-founders of Field of Screams. The brothers started the attraction almost on a dare, never intending to build it into what it's become. For the full story, click below.

View a slideshow of scenes from around the Field of Screams below.

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