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Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
August 17, 2017

Wicked Victorian Boston.

Wicked Victorian Boston a new book by Robert Wilhelm Now Available at Amazon! More information at: WickedVictorianBoston.com ...
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Did Soapy Smith operate in Cleveland, Ohio?

PLUCKING THE INNOCENT.The Paystreak October 23, 1897 (Click image to enlarge) id Soapy operate in Cleveland, Ohio?      My publisher, Art Petersen, came across an interesting newspape...
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Seventh Avenue as a dark, mysterious canyon

If you’ve never imagined New York as a concrete canyon, this 1935 photo by Berenice Abbott just might change your thinking. Abbott manages to turn utilitarian 35th Street—not exactly the city...
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1829: John Stacey, in Portsmouth town

A barbarous, foul, & horrid deed I shortly will recite, Which did occur in Portsmouth town Upon a Sunday night; An aged man of eighty years, His housekeeper likewise, Were there most basely murde...
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August 5th trolley tour

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"We follow vice and folly where a police officer dare not show his head, as the small, but intrepid weasel pursues vermin in paths which the licensed cat or dog cannot enter."

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No. 333
Crime, Eccentricity, and the Sporting Life in 19th Century America.
August 17, 2017
Gloucester Sea Serpent

Gloucester, Massachusetts, August 11, 1817—“There was seen on Monday and Tuesday morning around the harbor between Eastern Point and Ten Pound Island, a SNAKE with his head and body about eight feet out of the water, his head is in perfect shape as large as the head of a horse, his body is judged to be about FORTY-FIVE or FIFTY FEET IN LENGTH. It is thought that he will girt about 3 feet around the body, and his sting is about 4 feet in length.” (Salem Gazette) More...

Wicked Victorian Boston.

Wicked Victorian Boston a new book by Robert Wilhelm Now Available at Amazon! More information at: WickedVictorianBoston.com ...
More...Murder By Gaslight

August 11, 2017
More...
Coming Soon...
Foretell Your Future!

Did Soapy Smith operate in Cleveland, Ohio?

PLUCKING THE INNOCENT.The Paystreak October 23, 1897 (Click image to enlarge) id Soapy operate in Cleveland, Ohio?      My publisher, Art Petersen, came across an interesting newspape...
More...Soapy Smith's Soap Box

Seventh Avenue as a dark, mysterious canyon

If you’ve never imagined New York as a concrete canyon, this 1935 photo by Berenice Abbott just might change your thinking. Abbott manages to turn utilitarian 35th Street—not exactly the city...
More...Ephemeral New York

1829: John Stacey, in Portsmouth town

A barbarous, foul, & horrid deed I shortly will recite, Which did occur in Portsmouth town Upon a Sunday night; An aged man of eighty years, His housekeeper likewise, Were there most basely murde...
More...Executed Today

August 5th trolley tour

Filed under: August 4th, Uncategorized...
More...Lizzie Borden: Warps and Wefts

"We follow vice and folly where a police officer dare not show his head, as the small, but intrepid weasel pursues vermin in paths which the licensed cat p;ID=AsinImage&MarketPlace=US&ServiceVersion=20070822&WS=1&tag=murdbygasl-20" alt="" border="0" />
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