This 2020 episode is one of the most popular in the Southern Mysteries archive. It tells the story of Elizabeth Dale. Between the 1830s and 1850s, she was married and widowed, six times. Each husband died following a mysterious illness. When Elizabeth’s neighbor accused her of murdering her husbands, he learned that questioning Elizabeth could… Continue reading Southern Mysteries Classics: The Widow of Hazel Green
The Bell Witch legend is one of the most recognized examples of the unexplained in Southern American lore. How did the legend take hold of and define a small town in Tennessee?
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
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