Category: History

E. C. Denton is Pardoned

E. C. Denton was convicted of stealing a mule in Pickens County, South Carolina. The…

Cherry Coal Mine Disaster

Cherry, Illinois 259 Dead from Fire November 13, 1909 The Cherry Coal Mine Disaster is…

Charles Mead (?-1909)

Charles Mead (?-1909) Mead was a mountain desperado who robbed and murdered J. Parker, of…

Centralia’s Silent Hill

Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it…

Centralia No. 5

Centralia, Illinois 111 Dead from Explosion March 25, 1947 On this day in 1947, Centralia…

Brown Mountain Lights- North Carolina

The Brown Mountain Lights in North Carolina have fascinated visitors for decades. The history of…

Oliver Vermillion and the Bleeding Bones

In the 1820s, Oliver Vermillion was a wealthy resident of Scott County, Virginia, who lived…

Accidents and Events 1867-1930

This is a list of notable accidents and events that occurred in the Tri-Cities region:…

A Victorian “Wicked Attraction”

The tale of Dr. John Baker and Mrs. Margaret Gilmer began long before their infamy.…