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Case 11: Murder on the Gunness Farm

On an isolated farm just outside LaPorte, Indiana, some unspeakable acts took place in the early 1900s. They remained deep and deadly secrets until a package of love letters was discovered in an immigrant’s cabin in South Dakota—letters that revealed the shockingly murderous intent of a widowed farm wife named Belle Gunness. Read More
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Case 10: National Hobo Convention of Britt, Iowa

Britt is a mecca for hobos -- wanderers and boxcar riders with names like “Railroad Randy” and “50-Tooth Slim." Every August they gather and swap stories about their rambling lives that ironically reflect changing American visions of home. Read More
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Case 9: The Vampire of Griswold, Connecticut

Did vampires roam the swamps and forests of early New England? A grotesquely vandalized grave discovered in the small town of Griswold, Connecticut, revealed a ghoulish secret that had been concealed for almost 200 years.  Read More
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Case 8: Loretto Chapel’s Miraculous Staircase, Santa Fe

The graceful spiral staircase in the Loretto Chapel ascends weightlessly from the floor to the choir loft rising a total height of almost twenty-five feet. Not a single nail was used in its construction; it lacks any central support. Built in 1881, it still evokes wonder. What is the secret of its miraculous design? Read More
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Case 7: Lincoln’s Tomb, Springfield, Illinois

At the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois, site of the final resting place of Abraham Lincoln, a gang of bumbling counterfeiters plotted to steal the President’s body. The plot quickly became a ghoulish comedy of errors, largely forgotten in the annals of American history. Read More
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Case 6: Winchester Mystery House

Is this bizarre, rambling Victorian mansion haunted by the spirits of gunshot victims—and by the ghost of an eccentric heiress who inherited both a fortune and a curse? A closer look at hidden facts of the mansion’s history reveals a different tale. Read More
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