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Episode 71 Sidney Lascellas The Remarkable Rascal

Episode 71 Sidney Lascellas The Remarkable Rascal

September 21, 2020

Sidney Lascelles was one of the most accomplished swindlers and bigamists of the 19th century. So accomplished that when he died in Asheville, North Carolina in 1902, it would take years to track down someone who knew his true identity.

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Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use ***Additional Music: “Lazy Days” by Purple Planet Music. https://www.purple-planet.com; “Cryptic Sorrow”, “Clean Soul” and “Evening Fall Harp” by Kevin MacLeod. “There’s Probably No Time For That” and “I Am A Man Who Will Fight” by Chris Zabriske. Licensed under Creative Commons.

Episode 70 The Bigham Family Murders

Episode 70 The Bigham Family Murders

September 7, 2020

For five generations the wealthy and powerful Bigham Family controlled their community of Pamplico, South Carolina. Throughout the late 19th and early 20th century, the Bighams were associated with countless assaults and many murders. Until 1921, when one of their own murdered five family members.

 

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“Alone” from https://www.purple-planet.com; “Clean Soul” Kevin MacLeod, “Falling From Grace” by White Hex, “Autumn Sunset” by Jesse Gallager and “Whaling City” by Freedom Trail Studio. Licensed under Creative Commons. Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use.  

Southern Mysteries Hiatus

Southern Mysteries Hiatus

May 30, 2020

Southern Mysteries returns with new episodes this September. While the show's on hiatus, you can get your Southern Mysteries fix with bonus content available to Patreon members at patreon.com/southernmysteries

Episode 69 Kidnapping of Alice Speed Stoll

Episode 69 Kidnapping of Alice Speed Stoll

May 4, 2020

In October 1934, 28 year old socialite, Alice Speed Stoll, was kidnapped from her Louisville, Kentucky mansion. Seven days later, an injured Alice was set free but her kidnapper remained on the run and became one of the FBI's 10 Most Wanted. Who kidnapped Alice? And why?

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Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use  ***Additional Music: “Elegy, “Drone in D”, “Echoes of Time”, “Tranqulity Base” and “Ossuary 6” by Kevin MacLeod. “Shadowlands” by Purple Planet Music. “Who Can Say” by The 126ers. Licensed under Creative Commons

Episode 68 The Day The War Stopped in St Francisville

Episode 68 The Day The War Stopped in St Francisville

April 20, 2020

In June 1863, a group of Union and Confederate forces agreed to a truce and united for the funeral of Union Lieutenant Commander John Elliot Hart. The events surrounding the day are known in St. Francisville, Louisiana as The Day the War Stopped

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Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use  ***Additional Music: “Relaxing Piano Music", “Elegy” and “Bittersweet” by Kevin MacLeod. “I Am A Man Who Will Fight” by Chris Zabriske. “St Francis” by Josh Lippi and the Overtimers. “Terrier Waltz” by Nat Keefe and the Bow Ties. Licensed under Creative Commons

Southern Mysteries Shorts Alice Belle Kirby

Southern Mysteries Shorts Alice Belle Kirby

April 13, 2020

Southern Mysteries Shorts are heard monthly on Patreon. Sharing an episode with you this week as a thanks for listening and to provide a distraction as we continue to face strange times. Hope you enjoy the story of Alice Belle Kirby.

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Episode 67 Robert Smalls

Episode 67 Robert Smalls

April 6, 2020

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

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Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use  ***Additional Music:“Thoreau” by Spazz Cardigan. "Ever Mindful", "Magic Forest", "Bittersweet" and "Relaxing Piano" by Kevin MacLeod. Licensed under Creative Commons."Last Stand" and "The Chase" by Purple Plant Music Licensed under Creative Commons

Episode 66 King of the Moonshiners

Episode 66 King of the Moonshiners

March 23, 2020

In 1957 federal authorities seized what was estimated to be a 5th of national supply of moonshine from operators in the state of North Carolina. A majority of that supply was connected to the King of the Moonshiners, Percy Flowers

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Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use  ***Additional Music: “Blue Creek Trail” by Dan Lebowitz; “Angeline the Baker” by Nat Keefe and the Bow Ties; “Drankin Song”, “Relaxing Piano”and “Journey of Hope” by Kevin McLeod; “Wandering” by Lee Rosevere; “Loneliest Road in America” by Jesse Gallager;  “I Am A Man Who Will Fight” by Chris Zabriske. All music licensed under Creative Commons

Episode 65 The Crash at Crush

Episode 65 The Crash at Crush

March 9, 2020

In September 1896, William Crush proposed his Texas railroad, the Katy Line, stage a head on collision of locomotives. Staged wrecks were big hits in other states, but the Crash at Crush became one of the deadliest publicity stunts in US history

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Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use

***Additional Music: “Surrender”, “Casey Don’t You Fret” and “Last Train to Mars” by Dan Lebowitz; “I Need to Start Writing This Down” by Chris Zebriske; “Lost Cowboy” by Coyote Hearing; “Dude, Where’s My Horse” by Nat Keefe and the Bowties; “Slow Hammers” by The Mini Vandals; “Amazing Grace” by Cooper Cannell; Northern Lights” and “Tupelo Train” by Chris Haugen Licensed under Creative Commons.

Great Crush Collision March by Scott Joplin. 1896. Performed by Eunhye Shin. Produced by Stephen Bolech. Performance arranged by Eric Ames.

Episode 64 The Woolfolk Family Murders

Episode 64 The Woolfolk Family Murders

February 24, 2020

Thomas Woolfolk was tried and executed for the murder of nine members of his family. The largest mass murder in Georgia history left Bibb County residents in shock. A decade after the murders, a confession would stir up a debate that’s lingered for more than 130 years. Was Thomas Woolfolk a cold blooded killer or an innocent man executed for a crime he did not commit?

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Music Theme Song “Dark & Troubled” by Panthernburn. Special thanks to Phillip St Ours for permission for use

***Additional Music: Falling from Grace, Meditation Impromptu 1, Organic Meditations 3, Virtues Instrumenti, Long Road Ahead, Tranquility Base, Dark Times, Dark Fog, Falling Rain by Kevin MacLeod; There’s Probably No Time by Chris Zabriske Licensed under Creative Commons. Burial Grounds by Ross Gentry Special Thanks for Permission for Use

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