Ryan Stowinsky, author of 2007’s Wandering Around South Jersey, has been visiting little-known historical sites, ghost towns, and other oddities in New Jersey and several other states for nearly two decades. His website, www.stuofdoom.com, chronicles all the places he has visited. His writings and photographs have appeared in several books, newspapers, websites, and television shows. He graduated from Misericordia University in 2012 with a dual major in history and education. He currently resides in North Carolina with his wife and two daughters, where he teaches social studies.