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Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

Dying To Be Healthy

Dying To Be Healthy In 1910, Earl Edward Erdman, a City of Seattle Civil Engineer had a good life.  Still, he had a few aches and pains and became convinced that through the process of fasti...
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

What Killed Edgar Allan Poe?

  The Mystery Begins On the night of October 3, 1849 a man described as “delirious,” and “in great distress…in need of immediate assistance,” was found wandering the streets of Baltimore, Ma...
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

Lizzie Borden: American Mystery

Lizzie Borden: American Mystery On August 4, 1892, in Fall River, Massachusetts, a woman discovered her father dead on the couch in the living room. The gruesome scene clearly showed that so...
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

The Celestial Bed

Embed from Getty Images In 1781 London, childless couples paid to spend a night together in the Celestial Bed. The fee ranged up to 500 pounds, payable to one Dr. John Graham, a physician fr...
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

Disappearance Of Solomon Northup

  In 1808, Solomon Northup was a free-born African American in New York City, son of a freed slave and a free African American woman. He was a man of many talents, a farmer, a skilled carpen...
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

Unearthly UFOs: Real or Imagined?

  Today we have a guest author, Jonathan Nielsen (TanoCalvenoa,) who writes on scientific subjects and such unearthly things as UFOs. A skeptic originally, until delving further into the sub...
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

What Were Orphan Trains?

What Were Orphan Trains? On September 20, 1854, a train set out from New York bound for Dowagiac, Michigan. Aboard were 46  10-to-12 year old boys and girls heading for foster homes. It was ...
Gloria Jean Baker
Gloria  I have read several orphan train books and it is a very interesting era.
Gloria Jean Baker
Gloria  I have read several orphan train books and it is a very interesting era.
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

Who Was Lord Haw-Haw?

Germany Calling Radio audiences in Great Britain in 1939 were greeted with the funny, upper-class voice of a man saying “Jermainy Calling! Jermainy Calling!” It was the traditional opening o...
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

Who Was Axis Sally?

Who Was Axis Sally? In 1942 during WWII, a woman’s  silky voice came over the German radio airwaves, speaking English, mesmerizing American GIs.  She spoke of how foolish American soldiers w...
Mystery In The History · 1Y ago

The Doll Woman: A Spy in WWII?

  Was The Doll Woman A Spy In WWII? During the early 1940s, a time when the world was at war, spies on all sides were busily at work. Sometimes the people who seemed an unlikely suspect of s...