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Troy Taylor
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Author, Crime Buff and Supernatural Historian
Author, Crime Buff and Supernatural Historian

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PANTHER ACROSS THE SKY
Did the Defeat of an American Indian Leader Bring About an American Curse? On November 7, 1811, American forces led by Indiana Territory Governor William Henry Harrison defeated the great Indian confederacy led by Tecumseh in the Battle of Tippecanoe. Today...

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LINCOLN'S PORTENT OF DOOM
Election Day 1860 On November 6, 1860, former Illinois congressman Abraham Lincoln defeated three other candidates for the American presidency: John Breckenridge, John Bell and Stephen Douglas and became the most beloved -- and most hated -- president in Am...

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LINCOLN'S PORTENT OF DOOM
Election Day 1860 On November 6, 1860, former Illinois congressman Abraham Lincoln defeated three other candidates for the American presidency: John Breckenridge, John Bell and Stephen Douglas and became the most beloved -- and most hated -- president in Am...

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THE CURSED LIFE OF MARY LINCOLN
A Story of Sadness, Spiritualism and Sorrow On November 4, 1842, future president Abraham
Lincoln married Mary Todd in Springfield, Illinois. It was a complicated and
often turbulent marriage, but Mary remained devoted to Abraham throughout his
entire life ...

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“GIVE ‘EM HELL” HARRY VS. THE HAUNTS
Harry Truman and the Haunted White House Just three days after the 1948 election,
President-Elect Harry S. Truman stepped off a train in St. Louis and, with a
large grin on his face, held up a copy of the November 3 edition of the Chicago Tribune for report...

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THE FIRST LADY'S SEANCES
Weird White House Days with Florence Harding Stories of ghosts, hauntings, and séances have
long swirled about the White House. The spirits of several former presidents
are rumored to walk the halls of this stately building. Many of those presidents
express...

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"MRS. SATAN" FOR AMERICA
The Ghostly Story of the First Woman to Run for President In 1872, American history changed forever when a woman named Victoria Woodhull became the first woman to try and become President of the United States. She had an uphill battle ahead of her. As a wom...

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THE DEATH OF VIRGINIA RAPPE
The Long Fall of Fatty Arbuckle On September 9, 1921, the death of a young movie
actress named Virginia Rappe would make newspaper headlines around the world.
The scandal that followed her death had nothing to do with the fame, or lack of
it, of the pretty ...

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THE "HEX HOUSE" MURDER
Strange Tales of Pennsylvania Folk Magic &
Murder Strange things were afoot in Pennsylvania in the
early twentieth century. A brutal murder in 1928 began a “hex scare” in the
region, turning the authorities and the general public against what had always
bee...

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THE SULTAN'S PALACE
HAUNTED HISTORY OF THE GARDETTE-LE PRETE MANSION When it comes to the many haunts of New Orleans, ghost enthusiasts are quick to point to the infamous LaLaurie Mansion as the French Quarter’s most notorious haunted spot. But, as it is with so many lesser-kn...
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