The Case of Bobby Dunbar #MysteryMonday

Hey, everyone! I came across today’s Mystery Monday while searching for info on another story and found it intriguing. It’s one of those unsolved, yet unsolved mysteries. Some of you may have heard about Bobby Dunbar. Others haven’t. So, here goes. Bobby Dunbar was born in 1908, the oldest son of Percy and Lessie Dunbar... Continue Reading →

Lizzie Borden #MysteryMonday

Hey everyone! Ready for another mystery? Today’s post is one of an unresolved murder. Just about everyone has heard of Lizzie Borden, the New England woman accused of the 1892 ax murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Lizzie’s story has been the subject of movies, literary works, theater productions, even folk... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Sodder Children #MysteryMonday

Hey y’all. Welcome to this week’s Mystery Monday. I first became aware of this incident from a story in Readers Digest a few years ago. George Sodder was born in 1895 in Tula, Sardinia. He immigrated to the United States at the age of thirteen. He found work on the Pennsylvania railroads, but eventually moved... Continue Reading →

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