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
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
Nearly fifty years ago the country mourned eight year old Timothy O’Bryan who died in his Texas home after eating poisoned trick or treat candy on Halloween. Timothy’s death changed Halloween celebrations for generations of children Listen to Episode 99 FOLLOW AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed “Poison in candy kills Texas boy”…this shocking headline… Continue reading Episode 99 The Man Who Stole Halloween
In February 1933 a church service in a Kentucky mountain town ended with the death of 72 year old Lucinda Mills. Nine relatives would be accused of murder while the media labelled her death a human sacrifice. What happened in that cabin? Listen to Episode 98 FOLLOW AND LISTEN FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Pandora | RSS Feed How does… Continue reading Episode 98 The Cult of the Unknown Tongues
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.