Accidents, Mishaps, and Disasters

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The Black Mountain Triangle

The Bermuda Triangle has been discussed for centuries for its disappearances and strange events. What is not known is that Appalachian regions also have

The Wentz Mystery

The Wentz mystery is a phenomenon that hit Southwest Virginia in the early 1900s. It's imperative to understand rural Appalachian life to explore the

The Forgotten Mystery of the Franklin House

The Franklin House was also known as the Franklin Hotel, a structural staple in Richmond for around a century. The 100-room building was given

Virginia’s Code Duello

The "Code Duello" is the historic term for the "gentlemanly" act of dueling. This historic practice permeated societies around the globe for centuries.

The Starving Time in Jamestown

Smith was not the only one to suffer after he left Virginia. Jamestown became a veritable ghost town.

Killer Politics

November 3 of 1903, was Election Day in Scott County, Virginia. The battle started before the polls even opened.

E. C. Denton is Pardoned

Cherry Coal Mine Disaster

Cherry, Illinois 259 Dead from Fire November 13, 1909 The Cherry Coal Mine Disaster is also known as the "Great Cherry Coal Mine Disaster."

Centralia’s Silent Hill

Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it

Accidents and Events 1867-1930

This is a list of notable accidents and events that occurred in the Tri-Cities region: In March of 1867, Rev.