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
Show update and preview of patron exclusive Southern Mysteries Shorts. Listen to the story of Jacob Miller, the most remarkable survivor of the Civil War. Jacob Miller, after the Civil War. Photo: Public Domain Jacob Miller survived a bullet wound to the head during a battle in the Civil War. Miller wears his medal of… Continue reading Show Update and Patreon Preview
In December 1888 Birmingham leaders faced their greatest challenge in the city’s seventeen years of existence...sensational murders that gained nationwide attention and led to a deadly riot in the Magic City.
In August 1943, 15 year old Joan Kiger was accused of murdering her father and younger brother. Her attorney claimed the sleepwalking defense saying Joan shot her family members while having a nightmare. Listen to Episode 101 FOLLOW AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed In the summer of 1943, it was hard to imagine any… Continue reading Episode 101 Joan Kiger the Sleepwalking Killer of Covington Kentucky
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