Jimmy Hoffa #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. Last week was Labor Day in America, or what many call the unofficial end of summer. New York City held the first Labor Day parade and the state of Oregon was the first to make it an official holiday in 1887. In 1894, it became a Federal Holiday. With the holiday, I decided … Continue reading Jimmy Hoffa #MysteryMonday

The Mary Celeste #MysteryMonday

Hey everyone. Welcome to the first Mystery Monday of the new year. Today’s story dates back almost 150 years and is one of the greatest maritime mysteries of all time. The Mary Celeste was a 282-ton brigantine ship that left Staten Island, New York on November 7, 1872, bound for Genoa, Italy with a cargo … Continue reading The Mary Celeste #MysteryMonday

Roanoke Colony #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. This week I wrap up the “mission persons” theme of Mystery Monday. Not to say I won’t revisit similar stories in the future, but next week I’m shifting gears since it’s October and the month of Halloween. The disappearance of English settlers on Roanoke Island in 1590 is one of the oldest mysteries … Continue reading Roanoke Colony #MysteryMonday

MH 370 #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. Welcome to another Mystery Monday. This week’s story is no doubt, one of the strangest disappearances in modern history. It’s not hard to imagine a small plane like the one Amelia Earhart flew disappearing in 1937. Radio communications weren’t as sophisticated, and we didn’t have the benefit of satellite communication. But how does … Continue reading MH 370 #MysteryMonday

Glen and Bessie Hyde #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. I first heard this week’s Mystery Monday years ago on the television show Unsolved Mysteries. You may or may not have heard of this story, but it is an intriguing mystery. Glen and Bessie Hyde met in 1927 while traveling on a passenger ship to Los Angeles. They married on April 10, 1928, … Continue reading Glen and Bessie Hyde #MysteryMonday

Amelia Earhart #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone. It's time for another Mystery Monday. Two weeks ago, I posted about the strange disappearance of the Sodder children. Today and for the next couple of weeks, I'll continue the theme of missing persons. Most everyone has heard the name Amelia Earhart, the famed aviation pioneer who became the first female to fly … Continue reading Amelia Earhart #MysteryMonday