Episode 11: Rougarou

February 11, 2018
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Meet the Rougarou, Louisiana's bayou-dwelling werewolf, and a prominent figure in Cajun folklore. People fear it, because one wrong move and they too could become one.

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Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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More about this episode:

http://unnaturalworld.wikia.com/wiki/Rougarou
www.thenichollsworth.com/lagniappe/rougarou-remains-strong-figure-in-cajun-folklore
http://visitcryptoville.com/2014/04/01/what-is-a-rougarou-exactly/

Episode 10: Loreta Velazquez

January 21, 2018
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Meet one of the most controversial women of the 19th century - Loreta Velazquez . She challenged gender, social and ethnic boundaries during the Civil War. But who was she? Did she really exist or is her story one of the greatest hoaxes of her time?

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Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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More about this episode:

Women Soldiers of the Civil War by DeeAnne Blanton
https://www.archives.gov/publications/prologue/1993/spring/women-in-the-civil-war-3.html

Defense Department article about Loreta Velazquez
http://archive.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=45804

Read Loreta Velazquez’s Memoir “Woman in Battle”, free of charge, here: http://docsouth.unc.edu/fpn/velazquez/velazquez.html

Maria Agui Carter interview with Diane Mack
https://soundcloud.com/maria-agui-carter/npr-diane-mack-interviews

Rebel Documentary Website
http://rebeldocumentary.com

Episode 9: Lands End Road

December 31, 2017
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If you turn down Lands End Road and travel along it’s eight mile stretch during the day, you’ll find it to be a picturesque community on St Helena Island in South Carolina. But three legendary haunts have led to this road being named one of the most haunted in the South

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Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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More about this episode
http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/south-carolina/haunted-church-ruins-sc/
http://ghostsnghouls.com/2012/09/09/st-helena-island-chapel-of-ease/
http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/beaufort/S10817707045/index.htm

 

Episode 8: Droppin’ It Like It’s Hot Across the South

December 26, 2017
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To some cities, New Year's Eve means a party and dropping a ball. But across the South, cities and towns skip the ball and drop some pretty bizarre things to ring in the New Year! 

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Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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Episode 7: Christmas Special - A Christmas Mystery, Myth and Legend of the South

December 17, 2017
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This Christmas episode features a Tennessee Mystery, A Civil War Myth about Santa and a Florida Christmas Legend. We also feature some of your favorite Christmas memories. 

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Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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Hard Times Comes Again No More, public domain
Christmas Background by Robinhood76 in freesound.org
SleighBells3.wav" by daveincamas of Freesound.org

More about this episode
The Missing Cookies by Craig Dominey: http://themoonlitroad.com/the-missing-cookies-story-credits/
Civil War Profiles of Santa: http://www.civilwarprofiles.com/thomas-nast-and-santa-claus-in-the-civil-war/
Little Known Stories of the Civil War: https://listverse.com/2017/03/23/10-little-known-stories-from-the-us-civil-war/
Exscuses for Santa's Absence during Civil War: https://m.thevintagenews.com/2016/12/08/during-the-american-civil-war-southern-children-were-fed-excuses-for-santas-absence-on-christmas/
Civil War Trust -Christmas: https://www.civilwar.org/learn/articles/christmas-during-civil-war

Episode 6: Death Keeps A Tryst - Thomas Hotard & Audrey Moate

December 3, 2017
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On November 24, 1956, Thomas Hotard was discovered dead in his car on Frenier Beach near LaPlace, Louisiana. The same day, Audrey Moate went missing. The two were lovers who had a weekly tryst at the beach and it was believed Audrey was in the car with Thomas when he was shot and killed. A retired detective, who investigated the case, chats with Southern Mysteries about theories surrounding the case and what he believes happened to Audrey. 

Authorities are still looking for answers. If you have any information about this case, please contact the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office at 985-652-9513

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Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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More about this episode
Read Dying to Know by Wendy Woods with contributor, Wayne Norwood
WebSleuths.com Thread About Audrey Moate and Thomas Hotard
Unsolved Mysteries Episode Details 
Charley Project Listing on the Case

Episode 5: How Do You Put A Sweater On A Turkey?

November 20, 2017
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In 1923, an Augusta, Georgia newspaper printed a story about two female teachers who did not want to behead their holiday turkey. The teachers tried a different method to prepare their turkey for the oven --chloroforming the turkey. Shannon and Traci look into the story to determine if its fowl folklore.

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Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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More about this episode
Legend of the Chloroformed Turkey
Newspaper article mentioned in this episode

Southern Mysteries Extras: How We Met & Why Do A Podcast

November 14, 2017
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Shannon and Traci answer the most common questions from fans: How We Met, Why We Podcast & What to expect from Southern Mysteries as we move forward. Connect on Facebook to join us for Facebook Live each week we release an episode: https://www.facebook.com/SouthernMysteriesPodcast/

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Episode 4: Georgia Tann’s Children

November 12, 2017
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From the 1920s until 1950, Georgia Tann used a network of powerful accomplices to take advantage of the poor and helpless in and around Memphis, Tennessee. Her crimes made her one of the most notorious child traffickers of the 20th century and led to countless unsolved mysteries throughout the South and across the country.

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Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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More about this episode
Investigation of the Tennessee Children's Home Society of Memphis, portion of report to Governor Browning
Tann Investigation Scrapbook, State of Tennessee
Unvolved Mysteries Episode Info, December 1989

Episode 3: The Legend of the Pope Lick Monster

October 29, 2017
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In this episode we're exploring an urban legend that has led countless seekers to a dangerous trestle bridge in Louisville, Kentucky.

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Music Credits:

Theme Song: "Dark & Troubled" by Panthernburn
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https://www.facebook.com/Pantherburn-36088494011/

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