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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 [...]

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 2: It’s Raining Strange Eels

8/12/2018
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In 1892 The New York Sun published a story about strange eels raining on small town Coalburg, Alabama. Did it really happen or was this a tall tale gone national? Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SouthernMysteriesPodcast Connect on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Email:

Duration:00:09:29

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

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 & T [...]

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

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

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

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

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 sou [...]

Duration:00:25:43

Episode 18: Hermit of Fort Fisher - Robert Harris

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

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 Cred [...]

Duration:00:25:22

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 12: Coral Castle - The Taj Mahal of the South

2/26/2018
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Imagine a 5 foot tall, 100 pound heartbroken man excavating, shaping and hoisting massive coral blocks into a structure all by himself. Literally building walls to try to deal with a broken heart. This is the story of Edward Leedskalnin. This is the mystery of Coral Castle 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 &...

Duration:00:18:15

Episode 11: Rougarou

2/11/2018
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Meet the Rougarou, Louisiana’s bayou-dwelling werewolf, and a prominent figure in Cajun folklore. People fear it, because one wrong move and they too could become one. 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 for use

Duration:00:18:00

Episode 10: Loreta Velazquez

1/21/2018
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Meet one of the most controversial women of the 19th century - Loreta Velazquez . She challenged gender, social and ethnic boundaries during the Civil War. But who was she? Did she really exist or is her story one of the greatest hoaxes of her time? 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:00:34:21

Episode 9: Lands End Road

12/31/2017
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If you turn down Lands End Road and travel along it’s eight mile stretch during the day, you’ll find it to be a picturesque community on St Helena Island in South Carolina. But three legendary haunts have led to this road being named one of the most haunted in the South Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Connect on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/southernmysteries

Duration:00:20:00

Episode 8: Droppin’ It Like It’s Hot Across the South

12/26/2017
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To some cities, New Year’s Eve means a party and dropping a ball. But across the South, cities and towns skip the ball and drop some pretty bizarre things to ring in the New Year! Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/southernmysteriespodcast/ Connect on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mysteriespod Connect on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/southernmysteries Email:

Duration:00:18:16

Episode 6: Death Keeps A Tryst - Thomas Hotard & Audrey Moate

12/3/2017
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On November 24, 1956, Thomas Hotard was discovered dead in his car on Frenier Beach near LaPlace, Louisiana. The same day, Audrey Moate went missing. The two were lovers who had a weekly tryst at the beach and it was believed Audrey was in the car with Thomas when he was shot and killed. A retired detective, who investigated the case, chats with Southern Mysteries about theories surrounding the case and what he believes happened to Audrey. Authorities are still looking for answers. If you...

Duration:00:19:25