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The Many Mansions of Edward Searles

In 1921, coroners had Edward Searles body exhumed months after his death. Their conclusion, after examination, was that he had not been poisoned with arsenic as they had suspected. He died of natural causes. And when they planted him back ...

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The Hoosac Tunnel Disaster of 1867

Scribner's sketch showing the attempted rescue of trapped workers.

The Hoosac Tunnel disaster killed 13 miners in 1867, but the tunnel took the lives of an estimated 180 workers during decades of construction. All those lost lives convinced some workers the Hoosac Tunnel had a curse on it. Some walked off ...

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