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Episode 52 The Murder of William Wise

In 1734, Alice Riley became the first person to be executed in the colony of Georgia. The servant was tried and convicted, alongside fellow servant, Richard White, for the murder of their master. Were the two guilty of planning and carrying out the murder? Or were they convicted because of Irish-Catholic prejudice in the colony? …

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Episode 45 Mary Elizabeth Tyler

Mary Elizabeth Tyler was referred to as “the heartbeat of the Klan” during a Congressional investigation of the group’s rise in the 1920s. Tyler and her business partner, Edward Clarke, used their Atlanta publicity company, Southern Publicity Association, to fuel efforts to rebrand the KKK and launch the Women’s KKK. Tyler used media campaigns and…

Episode 34: Computer Con Murder

In the fall of 1992, Heather Uffelman and Jeremy Rolfs were seniors at Middle Tennessee State University. They loved each other and dreamed of a spring wedding. They shared a love of computers. A love that would lead to Heather’s death in a motel room in Marietta, Georgia in October of 1992. SUBSCRIBE AND LISTEN…

Like Our Accents? You’ll Love Our Podcasts | Southern Podcasts and Podcasters

If you’re new here, my name is Shannon Ballard and I’m the host of Southern Mysteries Podcast. Apart from the kind comments people have shared about the historical mysteries and folklore they’ve heard on Southern Mysteries, I also hear time and time again: “I just love a southern accent!” I love the accents too! That’s…

Episode 24: Gribble House Murders of Savannah

In December of 1909, three women were murdered in a violent ax 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? SUBSCRIBE AND LISTEN FOR FREE: Apple Podcasts…

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