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Episode 30: Greenbrier Ghost – Dead Women Do Tell Tales

Zona Heaster Shue’s life was cut short when she was murdered in 1897. She’s known in West Virginia lore as the Greenbrier Ghost because her ghost helped solve her murder. Did Zona’s mother fabricate the story of her ghost to avenge her daughter’s murder? Or did Zona’s ghost truly help convict the man who killed…

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Episode 29: Wilmington Coup D’Etat

The only successful coup d’etat in American history happened in Wilmington,North Carolina in 1898. White supremacists, backed by the Democratic party, overthrew the local, biracial government. This event reversed the course of civil rights in North Carolina for generations.  SUBSCRIBE AND LISTEN FOR FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Radio Public | RSS Feed Episode SourcesWilmington on Fire Documentary Director Christopher…

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 28: The Vengeful Abduction of Annie Laurie Hearin

At 9:50pm on July 26,1988, the Jackson Mississippi Police Department received a call from 71 year old Robert Hearin reporting his 72 year old wife, Annie Laurie had been kidnapped. A case that would take twists and turns that no one could imagine. SUBSCRIBE AND LISTEN FOR FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Radio Public | RSS Feed Episode SourcesPeople Magazine…

Episode 27: Mammoth Cave Explorations, Experiments and Enemies

Mammoth Cave is the longest cave system in the world. It was also ground zero for a desperate medical experiment and the Kentucky Cave Wars that drove Floyd Collins to make a decision that made him a media sensation in 1925 SUBSCRIBE AND LISTEN FOR FREE: Apple Podcasts | Google Play | Radio Public |…

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