The Shelton Laurel Massacre in January 1863 is a striking example of divided loyalists and complicated battle lines in North Carolina during the Civil War.
In 1872, wealthy businessman John Craigmiles commissioned architect Peter Williamson to design a church in downtown Cleveland, Tennessee. The Gothic revival church was built in 1873 and dedicated in memory of 7-year-old Nina Craigmiles who died in 1871. The mausoleum behind the church is home to one of Tennessee's strangest mysteries. Listen to episode 104… Continue reading Episode 104 The Legend of the Bloody Mausoleum
Revisiting a 2018 episode about Robert Smalls. His life became a symbol of hope and freedom to the enslaved people of the American South. His determination to hold on to hope and overcome impossible odds, seems a fitting message during uncertain times