Fact or Fake / Folklore and Ghost Stories / History

Men on Trial

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Jackson’s trial went from April 21 through May 14. The prosecution had 113 witnesses, his defense had 83.

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Fact or Fake / Folklore and Ghost Stories / History

Pearl Bryan’s Skull

Pearl Bryan’s skull turned up in quite a few places, but never in the “well” at Bobby Mackey’s. A female skull was found in the field where her body laid later.

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Fact or Fake / Folklore and Ghost Stories / History

The Curse of Pearl Bryan

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As with many controversial cases in history, rumors of a curse emerged in the years following the trial and execution. Some people claim it was Walling’s curse, because he was innocent, and some claim it was Jackson’s for the same reason.

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The Latin Quarter

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[Collected from various sources] The slaughterhouse fell into decay as the years passed by. No one wanted it.

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Accidents, Mishaps, and Disasters / Coal Mines / Folklore and Ghost Stories / History

Centralia’s Silent Hill

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Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it was the inspiration behind the “Silent Hill” media franchise.

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