History and Story of Sarah Winnemucca

Perhaps you’ve heard of the native American woman activist, Sarah Winnemucca. As a child, her birth name was Thocmetony, which means “Shell Flower.” She...

The ‘Red Ghost’ of the American Midwest

The story of The Red Ghost of the American Midwest is a morbid, grisly one. It is filled with the "demon beasts" and mysterious intrigue...

Story of Jane Rebecca Yorke

Jane Rebecca York is most widely recognized for being the last person convicted under the Witchcraft Act of 1735. Parliament in the Kingdom of...
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Howard Johnson’s, Host of the Bygone Ways

For more than seven decades American roads were dotted with the familiar orange roof and blue cupola of the ubiquitous Howard Johnson’s restaurants and...

Story of Chang and Eng Bunker – Conjoined Twins

Chang and Eng Bunker were Siamese-American conjoined twins born on May 11, 1811. They are most widely recognized for coining the phrase "Siamese twins,"...

Secret Life of H.G Wells

Herbert George Wells, the internationally celebrated English writer, was born in the Bromley area of Kent, England, on September 21st, 1866. He was a...