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Episode 32 Robert Smalls

11/5/2018
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In 1862, an enslaved crew member of a Confederate steamship, stole the ship and sailed it past Confederate forces to deliver it to the Union. This outlaw to the Confederacy became a hero of the Union and a symbol of hope and freedom to the enslaved people of the American South. This is incredible story of Robert Smalls, a man who set sail to freedom. Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email...

Duration:00:29:17

Episode 31 Black Wedding

10/28/2018
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In 1930, Elena Hoyos met Carl Von Cosel in Key West, Florida. Von Cosel became obsessed with her. This has been called a love story but it’s truly one of the most haunting reminders that desire can drive you to obsession and self destruction. Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com More about this episode Read Atlas Obscura: Morbid Monday Read Undying Love:...

Duration:00:24:01

Episode 30 Greenbrier Ghost Dead Women Do Tell Tales

10/22/2018
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Zona Heaster Shue's life was cut short when she was murdered in 1897. She’s known in West Virginia lore as the Greenbrier Ghost because her ghost helped solve her murder. Did Zona's mother fabricate the story of her ghost to avenge her daughter's murder? Or did Zona's ghost truly help convict the man who killed her? Connect on Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com More...

Duration:00:26:54

Episode 29: Wilmington Coup D'Etat

10/8/2018
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In November 1898, the only successful coup d'etat in American history unfolded in North Carolina when the local government was overthrown by a group backed by the Democratic party. How and why did this happen? Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com More about this episode Wilmington on Fire Documentary Director Christopher Everett amassed rare photographs,...

Duration:00:28:07

Episode 28: The Vengeful Abduction of Annie Laurie Hearin

9/24/2018
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At 9:50pm on July 26,1988, the Jackson Mississippi Police Department received a call from 71 year old Robert Hearin reporting his 72 year old wife, Annie Laurie had been kidnapped. A case that would take twists and turns that no one could imagine. More about this episode People Magazine feature about the Hearin case September 1988 WLBT Jackson Feature: The disappearance of Annie Laurie Hearin Washington Post feature about Hearin kidnapping November 1988 Charley Project Missing Index for...

Duration:00:35:16

Episode 27: Mammoth Cave Explorations, Experiments and Enemies

9/10/2018
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Mammoth Cave is the longest cave system in the world. It was also ground zero for a desperate medical experiment and the Kentucky Cave Wars that drove Floyd Collins to make a decision that made him a media sensation in 1925 Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com More about this episode Mammoth Cave National Park Cave Tours Read Trapped!: The Story of Floyd...

Duration:00:31:18

Coming Soon: The Color Line Murders

9/9/2018
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Coming October 2018, a historical true crime podcast telling the stories of victims of racial terror in the American South Music "Eight" by Ross Gentry, couresy of Headway Recording in Asheville, North Carolina

Duration:00:01:49

Episode 26: Edgar Watson The Desperado of Chatham Bend

8/27/2018
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The Florida Everglades are full of fascinating wildlife, eerie beauty and countless natural wonders. But within this dense wilderness, is the story of one of a man believed to be one of Florida’s most prolific serial killers. And the people who decided to stop him. Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com More about this episode Read Peter Matthiessen's...

Duration:00:26:00

Episode 25: The Living Funeral of Felix Bush

7/30/2018
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In June of 1938, a Tennessee hermit threw himself a funeral party. The "living" funeral made Felix Bush famous. But why had Felix lived as a hermit for decades? And why did he decide to throw himself a funeral and invite all of Roane County, Tennessee? Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn. Special...

Duration:00:27:11

Episode 24: Gribble House Murders of Savannah

7/16/2018
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In December of 1909, three women were murdered in a violent axe attack in a boarding house in Savannah, Georgia known as the Gribble House. The attack remains one of the most diabolical crimes in the history of Savannah. Who was the murderer? And what was the motive? Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song "Dark & Troubled" by...

Duration:00:29:00

Episode 23: Cahill Mansion

7/2/2018
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For decades families moved in and out of Cahill Mansion near Gulfport, Mississippi with stories of restless spirits inside including a pyromaniac ghost. And the scariest manifestation happened on the day of one of the most tragic events in US history. Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn. Special...

Duration:00:22:36

Episode 22: Missing Sodder Family Children

6/18/2018
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For decades, anyone traveling Route 16 near Fayetteville, West Virginia would have passed a billboard featuring the photos of five children. Above the photos - the question: "What Was their Fate? Kidnapped? Murdered?" What happened to the Sodder Children? Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn....

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 21: Love and Hatred in Birmingham - Murder of Father Coyle

6/4/2018
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One of the most shocking murders in Birmingham, Alabama history happened in 1921. Father John Coyle, a Catholic priest, was shot and killed by a Methodist minister. The KKK paid for the minister's defense team, that was led by Hugo Black. Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn. Special thanks to...

Duration:00:32:03

Episode 20: The Mystery of Old Mike

5/19/2018
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In the summer of 1911 an unidentified man died in the town of Prescott, Arkansas. With no ID and no way to find his family, the town undertaker put the man’s body on public display for over 60 years. Who was this man? And why did it take 60 years to bury him? Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn....

Duration:00:17:22

Episode 19: Frenchy McCormick and Tascosa, Texas

5/7/2018
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Frenchy McCormick lived by herself in the Texas ghost town of Tascosa for almost 30 years. She refused to leave because of a promise she made to someone. Frenchy is a folklore legend in Texas but much of her life story is a mystery. MUCH, but not all. Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn. Special...

Duration:00:25:43

Episode 18: Hermit of Fort Fisher - Robert Harrill

4/23/2018
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From 1955 - 1972, Robert Harrill was known as The Hermit of Fort Fisher Island, North Carolina. He spent his life inviting in strangers and teaching them about living a life free of social norms. And in the end, the strangers he welcomed in, may have killed him. Connect on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song "Dark & Troubled" by...

Duration:00:29:03

Episode 17: Three Sisters in Black

4/9/2018
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Meet sisters Caroline Martin, Virginia Wardlaw and Mary Snead. They left a trail of devastation and death in Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and on to New Jersey where they were implicated in the mysterious death of Ocey Snead, known as the Bath Tub Mystery Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email: southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits: Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by...

Duration:00:25:22

Episode 16: Longwood Plantation Natchez - Nutt's Folly

3/26/2018
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Longwood Plantation in Natchez, Mississippi epitomizes the rise and fall of the antebellum south. The history of the home may explain why spirits of the former owners are said to linger here. Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email: southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits: Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn Special thanks to Phillip St Ours and Pantherburn for permission...

Duration:00:18:21

Episode 15: William Johnson Barber of Natchez

3/19/2018
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On June 16, 1851 William Johnson was murdered. 75 years later, his diary was discovered and became one of the most important firsthand accounts of life in the antebellum South. What was his story? And how did the man who murdered Johnson get away with it? Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email: southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits: Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by...

Duration:00:18:39

Episode 14: Natchez City Cemetery

3/12/2018
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Natchez City Cemetery is one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the South. Behind each monument, beneath each grave site, is a story of a life marked by tragedy and mystery. Love and devotion. This is the story of some its most fascinating occupants. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email: southernmysteriespodcast@gmail.com Music Credits Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn Special thanks to Phillip...

Duration:00:18:34