Category: Crimes and Criminals

Ku Klux Karma

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The Suicide that was Murder

Dr. Isaac "Cam" Anderson, brother of Bristol's Mayor Anderson, wedded a Gate City beauty named…

The Importance of Good Catering

A lavish wedding occurred at Virginia's Emory and Henry College, in May of 1855. Noted…

The Gouge Tragedy

Harmon Gouge was a businessman in Carter County, Tennessee. A simple business argument with his…

Rage

William Bales visited his brother-in-law in Johnson City, Tennessee, on October 5, 1908. He carried…

The Murder of the Ladies’ Man

Thomas Haydin was a man who loved the ladies. In April of 1897, that affection…

The Melungeon Manipulation

Being an original Melungeon must've been a difficult life. The overwhelming majority of the media…

The Real History of Melungeons

Sadly, it seems even less is known of the people today. Early historical accounts suggest…

Melungeon Fame

As word spread of the "new race" so did fantasy. Northern reporters made it a…

The Consequences of Irreverent Laughter

Scott County's only double-execution happened on February 6, 1885. The hanging occurred in Estillville, later…