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 historical context of this mystery.
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 such accolades as Richmond’s “largest boarding house” and “best furnished boarding house.
The “Code Duello” is the historic term for the “gentlemanly” act of dueling. This historic practice permeated societies around the globe for centuries.
Smith was not the only one to suffer after he left Virginia. Jamestown became a veritable ghost town.
Cherry, Illinois 259 Dead from Fire November 13, 1909 The Cherry Coal Mine Disaster is also known as the “Great Cherry Coal Mine Disaster.” This disaster took place in 1909.
Alexander Wright was a locomotive fireman in Bristol, Virginia. Wright loved practical jokes, until one joke went horribly wrong.
November 3 of 1903, was Election Day in Scott County, Virginia. The battle started before the polls even opened.
This is a list of notable accidents and events that occurred in the Tri-Cities region: In March of 1867, Rev.
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.