By Cemetery Mixtape
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Like unboxing videos, but for graves! Author Adam Selzer digs into the stories behind interesting graves around the country, with musicals guests adding original songs. In any given episode we might solve a mystery or rewrite history!
||CleanElizabeth Keckley and Jefferson Davis’s Dress||Lincoln's modiste told the truth!||8/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Bones of Button Gwinnett||One of our least illustrious Founding Fathers in Savannah, GA||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBring me the Head of George Frederick Cooke||By some accounts, George Frederick Cooke was the greatest tragedian actor of the late 18th and early 19th century; his portrayal of Shakespeare’s Richard III was second to none. Whether he was Scottish, Irish or British was debated in his time; his ep||5/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrederick Douglass (and the Garfield Grave Robbers)||President Garfield, Frederick Douglass, and Grave Robbing||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJoseph Wicher, Killed By Jesse James||A detective with more guts than sense - Graceland Cemetery, Chicago||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCharles McKnight, Alexander Hamilton and The Doctors Mob||Vets Who Fought an Anti-Grave Robbing Mob, Trinity Churchyard, New York||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKathryn Evans, Who Saw Lincoln Shot||Backstage when Lincoln Was Shot - Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Intelligent, articulate, well-researched stories, told with verve and including interviews with historians and specially-written music. It’s like this was made for me. I look forward to more episodes!
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Great podcast! Well researched, unbiased, and the conversational style is really easy to listen to. The mixtape part (original & topical songs) is creative and fun.
He was funny