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Season 2, Episode 1: The Last Walk Home

5/20/2019
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In 1943, Lt. Naomi Cheney came to Sioux Falls, South Dakota to serve her country during World War II. Instead, her unsolved murder became the oldest in Sioux Falls history when she took her last walk home. Sources Body of Brunette Lieutenant Found Near Viaduct Here. Argus-Leader, 10/6/1943 Death Probe Goes Slowly in WAC Case.... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:27:19

Episode 12: Premonitions of Doom

4/30/2019
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In 1898, Judge John Dillon was rich and successful. But when his wife and daughter were about to travel to Europe, eerie premonitions of impending disaster would change his life forever. Sources Downer, Harry E. A History of Davenport and Scott County, Iowa. Volume II. Chicago; S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1910. Asheville Citizen-Times.... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:34:39

Episode 11: Buried Secrets

4/22/2019
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People love stories of buried treasure, but that’s not the only thing that people bury. A group of North Dakota workmen discovered this in 1915 when they uncovered buried secrets no one was ever meant to find. Sources Larson, Troy. The Strange Tale of the Midnight Rider: Serial Killer Eugene Butler. www.ghostsofnorthdakota.com, 6/23/2017 Larson,... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:27:46

Episode 10: Stolen Lives

4/17/2019
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In 1905, a St. Paul, Minnesota butcher was brutally murdered in his shop. When police began investigating, little did they know that they were on the trail of one of the most cold-blooded killers they had ever seen. Sources Murderer Chops Victim to Pieces In Butcher Shop. The Saint Paul Globe, 2/19/1905 Fatal... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:35:08

Episode 9: Unseen Malady

4/8/2019
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Thomas Clark seemed like an ordinary Indiana farmer until he went away to the asylum. They said he was cured. But, in 1922, he committed a horrible crime that proved that his unseen malady was far from improved. Sources Posse Chasing Huntington Murderer. The Huntington Herald, 11/16/1922 Huntington County... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:28:32

Episode 8: Uninvited Guests

4/2/2019
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In the late 1960’s, a fraternity in Davenport, Iowa moved into a comfortable new chapter home. Before long, they discovered that a spectral visitor also came with the property. How would you handle this uninvited guest? Sources: Sheridan, Joe. Irene Hughes – Psychic Investigator. Quad City Times, 5/15/1977 Steiger, Brad. Psychic Safaris. Quad City... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:25:36

Episode 7: The Night Turned Into Day: The Stanley Packamore Murder

3/25/2019
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In 1925, a terrible event took place in Wisconsin that literally shook a city and left one man dead. The police were baffled, until the culprit was revealed in an unlikely set of circumstances. Sources Racine Steel celebrates 100 years. The Journal Times, 9/19/1992 www.northshoreline.com http://www.vindustries.com/racinehistory/ Life Sentence For Man Who Shot at Train.... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:26:29

Episode 6: And the Rain Fell, And the Water Rose….

3/20/2019
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Floods are a dangerous fact of life in the Midwest. So many of those who live here have experienced horrific flooding over the years, bonding them together through shared memories and similar circumstances. One such event happened in 1958, when a terrible flash flood claimed the lives of 19 people. Sources “9 Dead,... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:25:58

Episode 5: The Giant of Scott County

3/11/2019
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Sometimes the smallest things can ide some of the biggest stories. Or, in this case, the legend of a man large enough to take on the name of a mythical creature and become a legend in his own time. Sources Wundrum, Bill. ‘He Ate the Whole Thing.’ Quad City Times, 11/28/1985 Ramaciti, Dave.... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:22:59

Episode 4: Unfortunate Circumstances

3/7/2019
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In a perfect world, parents are supposed to provide guidance and protection. But we don’t live in a perfect world. In 1901, two people had to deal with awful situations caused by their parents in Indiana. Sources Daughter Shot Him. The Star Press, 2/19/1901 Shot By His Daughter. The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, 2/19/1901 Daughter Not... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:19:57

Episode 3: Sudden Endings

2/24/2019
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Winter driving is something that virtually all Midwestern drivers have to face down at some point. One night in 1926, Singleton Gardiner discovered just how bad it could be when he found his car sliding toward the side of a moving train in rural Illinois. Sources Singleton Gardiner Presented Diamond Set Gold Badge... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:13:47

Episode 2: Bloody Matrimony

2/10/2019
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In 1914, Johann Whynack was married to the love of his life. He would put up with nearly anything; endure almost anything, for his Marie. But Marie didn’t care, and continually spurned his affections. As much as he loved her, every person has their breaking point, and in a split second, Johann brought the issue... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:23:52

The Devil You Know

2/2/2019
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Hello everyone, and welcome to the first official podcast episode of the Kitchen Table Historian! For this first episode, we’re travelling to Adams County, Iowa, in the southwest corner of the Hawkeye State. On a cold January morning in 1919, fifteen-year-old Irene Hoskins came running and screaming to the front door of her neighbor, Allen... Continue Reading →

Duration:00:31:08