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Seven Sisters Road
Located in southeast Nebraska in Otoe County is an old path known locally as Seven Sisters Road. According to local legend, seven women were murdered here in the 1900s. Continue Reading…
One of the oldest holidays still celebrated, this seemingly bizarre tradition originated hundreds of years ago with the Celtic people of pre-medieval Europe. Read more…
Some of these places harbor multiple tales of strange events and spooky stories told by staff who have worked there and visitors who make their way to these sites in search of their own spooky experiences. Whether you believe in the paranormal or not, the tales and stories of these places are fascinating, along with the history of these sites.
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On the night of October 8, 1871, the city of Chicago would see the beginnings of one of the largest disasters of the 19th Century that would leave at least 300 people dead, and destroy over 3 square miles of the city. Read more about the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.
From the pages of period newspapers, books, and century-old dictionaries comes the slang, lingo, and phrases of the American Frontier. Even if you’re not looking for a definition, you’ll get a peek into the charm and character of a historic era.
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This creature has long been known among the Algonquian Ojibwe, Eastern Cree, Saulteaux, Westmain Swampy Cree, Naskapi, and Innu peoples. They have described them as giants, many times larger than human beings. Although descriptions can vary somewhat, common to all these cultures is the view that the wendigo is a malevolent, cannibalistic, supernatural being strongly associated with winter, the north, coldness, famine, and starvation. From our Native American Legends, read about Wendigo – Flesheater of the Forest.
Coffeyville, Kansas, in southeastern Montgomery County, was one of many bustling Kansas cowtowns and the site of the famous Dalton Gang bank robbery in October of 1892. Read about the robbery gone wrong and the history of Coffeeville here…
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Garnet Montana circa 1895.
If you’ve been to any of Montana’s other well-known ghost towns like Virginia City or Bannack, you’ll find Garnet just as intriguing if not even more so. Read more here…
When Theodore Roosevelt, born October 27, 1858, came to the Dakota Territory to hunt bison in 1883, he was a skinny, young, spectacled man from New York. He could not have imagined how his adventure in this remote and unfamiliar place would forever alter the course of the nation. The rugged landscape and strenuous life that Theodore Roosevelt experienced here would help shape a conservation policy that we still benefit from today. Explore Theodore Roosevelt National Park…
Enjoying a burger at the B-Hive while traveling through Colby, Ks.
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