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Episode 103 Disaster on the Mississippi Tragedy of the SS Sultana

Episode 103 The worst maritime disaster in US history occurred on April 27, 1865. Overshadowed by the end of the Civil War and assassination of President Lincoln, the death of nearly 1800 souls was not front page news and conspiracy theories of how the ship went down were rampant  FOLLOW AND LISTEN: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed… Continue reading Episode 103 Disaster on the Mississippi Tragedy of the SS Sultana

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Episode 100 What Lies Beneath the Surface of Lake Lanier

Lake Lanier is one of the deadliest lakes in America. Some swear it's haunted by the spirits of those whose lives tragically ended in the lake. Others believe it was cursed from the start because of the dark history associated with the land and people who lived in the area before the lake was created… Continue reading Episode 100 What Lies Beneath the Surface of Lake Lanier

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Episode 97 Affairs of Honor

Duels were common in America until the end of the Civil War. They were most common in the south where the slightest offense could result in a challenge with duelists following a “polite” code of honor.

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Episode 88 The Stolen Girls in the Leesburg Stockade

In the summer of 1963, 15 girls between the ages of 12 and 15 were held in the Leesburg Stockade for the crime of demonstrating for integration in the deep south. For weeks their parents didn’t know where they were or if they were alive.

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Episode 86 Deceptive Delivery The Murder of Lita McClinton Sullivan

Lita McClinton was murdered in her Atlanta townhome in 1987. Someone posing as a flower delivery man rang the doorbell and shot Lita when she opened the door. Lita’s family, Atlanta PD and the FBI agreed on the prime suspect but it would take nearly 20 years to build a case against him.