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The Cyclone: Snyder, Oklahoma Territory

In 1905, the town of Snyder, Oklahoma Territory was leveled by a devastating tornado. Some said the townspeople had brought...

White Deer: Madstones and Hydrophobia

Until the early 20th century, the fear of meeting a horrific and painful end accompanied every bite from an animal...

The Death of Floyd Collins: The Kentucky Cave Wars

  In 1925, a bitter underground war that raged in central Kentucky claimed a single casualty, captivating the nation and...

All Through The Night: Murder Bottles

Come along as we explore how a Victorian era breakthrough in infant care, combined with a domestic guru’s bad advice,...

Charles Guiteau: Iva Bradshaw’s Bittersweet History

Hear one Ozark mountain woman’s life story, told in her own words. Song: “Charles Guiteau”, traditional Researched, written, scored, and...

T.M.W.W. Music Highlights

Take a trip down memory lane with us as we share ten of our favorite musical moments from The Most Wonderful...

Johnny, O Johnny: The Cruel War

Follow us to the battlefields to uncover the hidden history of the women who fought in the American Civil War....

Omie Wise: America’s Oldest Murder Ballad

Oh, listen to my story, I’ll tell you no lies How John Lewis did murder poor little Omie Wise Follow us 200...

Bowling Green: The Kentucky Tragedy

While recent rumors of a massacre in Bowling Green have been greatly exaggerated, 200 years ago, the brutal honor killing...

Laugh In The Dark: Elmer McCurdy

Season two of The Most Wonderful Wonder begins with one of our favorite outlaw stories, the twisted tale of Elmer McCurdy,...