The Mary Celeste

Perhaps the worst and most famous tragedy at sea was the Titanic, the unsinkable ship, but before the Titanic sank sending 1,500 people to their deaths, there was the Mary Celeste. The Mary Celeste was captained by a man named Benjamin Briggs. He, his wife, and their 2-year-old daughter along with seven others had been … Continue reading The Mary Celeste

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Wife Selling

Its common for children to want to sell or give away their siblings, but have you ever heard of a spouse wanting to do the same thing? In the Victorian Era, it wasn’t uncommon for a man to put a collar around his wife’s neck or a ribbon around her wrist and lead her to … Continue reading Wife Selling

Alcatraz Prison

Alcatraz Prison, also known as The Rock, was one of the cruelest prisons in American History. The island was founded in 1775 by Juan Manuel de Ayala. It was named La Isla de los Alcatraces, or “Island of the Pelicans” because of all the seagulls on the island. It wasn’t long before America took the … Continue reading Alcatraz Prison

Around the World

People go missing every single day. Some of these cases go unnoticed by the world, while others become the object of speculation. One of these such people was Amelia Earhart, the woman who wanted to fly around the world, just to prove that she--and any other person who had enough experience--could do it. Amelia Earhart … Continue reading Around the World

The Bloody Pit

Everyone and everything has to start somewhere. The Hoosac Tunnel was planned in an effort to get the train system up and going in North Adams, Massachusetts when America was still in its beginning phases. A tunnel was to be built through the Hoosac Mountain Range for the train system to run through. The tunnel … Continue reading The Bloody Pit

Consumption

Based On The Great New England Vampire Panic - Please note that this is not a reflection of the authors views, but is instead reflected as what the main character may believe of himself and how the world works. The time period is the late 1800’s, keep that in mind when reading. Although comprehensible, more … Continue reading Consumption