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Death of Meriwether Lewis

Photo Credit Courageous Ventures Into The Unknown Captain Meriwether Lewis and 2nd Lieutenant William Clark led an expeditionary group to explore the far reaches of the wild country of the North American continent. In this quest, they became the first white people to cross what is now the Western portion of the United States. Commissioned […]

A Light Bulb Burning For 115 Years?

Photo Credit A Light Bulb Burning For 115 Years? In a Livermore, California firehouse, hangs a bare bulb, now known as The Centennial Light. It’s burned almost continuously for 115 years. Impossible? Yes it is now, but it wasn’t when the bulb was originally made by Shelby Electric. True, it doesn’t shine as brightly now […]

Mystery of Disappearing Cattle

Cattle on the range. Photo Credit Northeastern Nevada Ranchers The ranchers who raise cattle for a living in Northeastern Nevada around Elko, Humboldt, Eureka, Lander, White Pine and Nye, began noticing something strange happening to their herds.  Every day or so, the herd would be one or two short. Now, if you know anything about […]

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, Maryland. He was taken to Washington College Hospital, where he died 4 days later. This began an American mystery: What killed Edgar Allan Poe? […]

Lizzie Borden: American Mystery

Photo Credit Lizzie Borden: American Murder Mystery On August 4, 1892, in Fall River, Massachusetts, a woman discovered her father dead on the living room couch. It was a gruesome scene, clearly showing that someone had taken an axe or hatchet to the man. Among the massive injuries, one of his eyeballs was cut cleanly […]

The Strange Death of Country Star Hank W...

Hank Williams was a country music star, greatly loved by millions.

  Photo Credit The Strange Death of Country Music Star Hank Williams On January 1, 1953, Hank Williams, Country Music Star and idol of millions, was found dead in the back seat of a chauffeured car on his way to a gig in West Virginia. Williams, at the tender age of 29, was at the […]

Disappearing Act

Photo Credit The Mystery Begins Jean Elizabeth Spangler, a young aspiring actress, dancer and model lived with her mother, a five year old daughter, her brother and sister-in-law on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Jean hadn’t made it in Hollywood yet, but it didn’t stop her from trying. She still pursued “the dream” American […]

Skinwalker Ranch Mystery

Photo Credit Where is the Skinwalker Ranch and What’s the Mystery? This is the story of the Skinwalker Ranch Mystery, an area of approximately 480 acres of land located southeast of the town of Ballard, Utah. For years hardly anyone went near it and those who did rarely talked about it.  Skinwalker Ranch, named after […]

 
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