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If you love history but want to follow the un-beaten path, then this podcast is for you. My name is Elizabeth Bourgeret and I love to learn about the untold stories of American history. The one's that don't make it to the history books. The darker side. The strange. The peculiar. The deadly. Peek behind the curtain of America's yesterdays and listen to the collection of tales found in my Bag of Bones. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret Contact me: http://www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contac ...
 
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Today's episode looks at the origins from some of our favorite children's fairytales. Over the years (centuries) they have grown and morphed into the stories we know and love today...but many, did not include the happily ever after! Thank you so much for listening to another episode of Bag of Bones, if you haven't yet, could you please take just a …
 
“The fatal 29th of November dawned a cold, foggy morning. It would seem though the sun was afraid to look upon the bloody deed the day would bring forth, and that nature was weeping over the wickedness of man.”- Catherine Sager http://www.mydamselpro.net/BONES/ If you are loving the episodes that Bag of Bones brings you ever week, perhaps you might…
 
This is not their story before... this is not their story after... this is shining only a pinpoint of light on some of our darkest history. Listener be advised: This may be uncomfortable content to hear, it was uncomfortable to share. If you are loving the episodes that Bag of Bones brings you every week, perhaps you might consider supporting this …
 
Diet fads have always been a blight upon history. Let's delve into some of the more famous ones through the years. If you are loving what Bag of Bones is producing & would like to help support the show, please consider buying us a gallon of gas. This show is 100% mobile & so buying a gallon of gas seemed more fitting than the podcast usual, “buy us…
 
It’s been around for centuries and used in a variety of ways. It’s been used in the beauty industry for that lily white skin. It’s powerful metallic essence was used to help treat venereal disease and parasite infestation. It was put into tonics to combat ailments of all kinds. But when used as a poison, it can kill fast or it can kill slow. But no…
 
In the 25 years that people followed the Oregon Trail to seek out their own paradise despite the fear of the unknown and the threat of Indian attack, they packed up their belongings and ventured out. Sadly, more than 65,000 people died along the way, making that one grave after another across the over 2,000 miles. The Oregon Trail is sometimes refe…
 
All because of a land dispute, Kate Batts (a neighbor of John Bell) promised to haunt John and his descendants — and that she did. Bell Witch Cave in Adams, TN Tours and information: Special tours are available by appointment only. Call for details at (615) 696-3055. Daytime cave tours of the Bell Witch Cave are available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The…
 
How did people figure out the art of food preservation? Who decided that if you put leave milk out to curdle, that it would eventually turn into something magical & delicious? Hear about the various trials & errors that were made over history to make our food last longer. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.el…
 
He bolted straight to the top of the country music scene in the 40s claiming the coveted King of Country Swing title! But he will be remembered, not for his musical achievements, but the vicious, brutal death of his wife, Ella Mae. Spade Cooley Short (warning there's yodeling) https://birthplaceofwesternswing.com/videos/SpadeCooley-1945ShortFilm%20…
 
These Folklore Tales and Myths were actually real people! Find out the facts behind the legends. The Ballad of Casey Jones sung by Johny Cash https://youtu.be/jd63krxX-_k #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes, visit The Ragtag Network! Join the History Revisited F…
 
Moonshine & Bootlegging go together like marshmallows & campfires. Each are fine on their own, but put them together & there’s bound to be some sparks!! Fresh Start Lifestyles Sponsoring www.freshstartfreight.com Phone # for promotion: 833-373-7475 Etowah River Campground, Dahlonega, GA 229 Etowah River Campground Rd Dahlonega, GA 30533 706-867-752…
 
Ed Gein has inspired more than his fair share of horror movies, but is actually better known for his other... hobbies. And he's not the only one.... Fresh Start Lifestyles: www.freshstartfreight.com Phone # for promotion: 833-373-7475 Skin-On video: https://youtu.be/OuEhqHvE1qU #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: …
 
There is just something about places that have been left behind that we are curious about. The images are haunting, sad, sometimes disturbing... Here's just a few that might pique your interest to do a bit of urban exploration of your own. www.freshstartfreight.com Phone # for promotion: 833-373-7475 Etowah River Campground 437 Rider Mill Rd Dahlon…
 
American film director and actor of the silent film era was shot and killed in 1922. His story is the stuff movies are made of. Still unsolved and analyzed today. The murder of William Desmond Taylor. Fresh Start Commercial links: www.freshstartfreight.com Phone # 833-373-7475 Free Bag of Bones Gift: https://dctenterprises.kartra.com/page/BoBGIFT #…
 
Would you believe that the workforce and the industry of our great nation was actually built on the backs of our our children. Son before you start thinking that your tweens and teens CAN'T do something, let me tell you what they used to HAVE to do... #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/…
 
Aunt Jenny's story is still told today in the Appalachian Mountain country as the woman who literally birthed an outlaw gang built on revenge. Hear her story and how she still whispers to trespassers on her property in this ghost story with a historic kick! Bag of Bones Free Gift link: https://dctenterprises.kartra.com/page/BoBGIFT #bagofbonespodca…
 
If only the 1870s offered up a travel app to rate the best and worst places to water your horses along the westward expansion trails... Bag of Bones FREE Gift Commercial link: https://dctenterprises.kartra.com/page/BoBGIFT ​#bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes, v…
 
Oklahoma lawyer turned outlaw turned Hollywood actor. The story, the REAL story of Al Jennings of Oklahoma. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes, visit The Ragtag Network! Join the History Revisited Facebook Group! Check out our merch: https://www.ragtagnetwork.c…
 
Step right up ladies and gentlemen, we have right here the cure to help you deal with your unruly children, cope with your demanding, emotional spouse and that co-worker that's just ... weird. Presenting Dr. Walter Freeman who travels the country "performing" his miracle cure. Only ten minutes, folks and your problems are solved. The cure is simple…
 
At the end of World War II with the return of more that 16 million veterans, there was about to be a housing boom! But little did folks know about the dangers that hid inside. EveryPlate Link: https://www.everyplate.com/plans?c=ES-88MXO86FS&plans_ab=true&utm_campaign=clipboard&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=raf-share-hpt #bagofbonespodcast #elizabe…
 
She made her own rules and lived life on her own terms. She became one of the most ruthless outlaws of the 1800s. Belle Starr, the Bandit Queen. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes, visit The Ragtag Network! Join the History Revisited Facebook Group! Check out o…
 
Nannie Doss was a serial killer who used poison (arsenic)to kill her victims and to claim insurance money. A lonely heart, looking for love and just not being able to find it, left a wake of bodies in her trail. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes, visit The Rag…
 
His death is still debated today. His series are still watched and his memory brings a smile to every person who has seen George Reeves portray his signature role. Happy Birthday, George Reeves. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes, visit The Ragtag Network! Join…
 
It's more common to have a theatre WITH a ghost than to find one without. Learn of a few that have sold their souls for the spotlight... #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes, visit The Ragtag Network! Join the History Revisited Facebook Group!…
 
It's the time of year when everyone is shopping for the perfect gift so the kids will wake up to the colorful packages under the tree. Today's episode is about a couple of children's toys that you might not want in your home. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes,…
 
Judith Barsi had appeared in over 70 commercials, sitcoms, made for TV movies and full-length feature films, but she will be best remembered for the sweet voices of Ducky form Land Before Time and Anne-Marie, the little orphan-girl from All Dogs Go to Heaven. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourge…
 
There is so much more to our national holiday of Thanksgiving than eating turkey, stuffing and gravy and it may even have less to do with the Pilgrims than you might think. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/contact For more episodes, visit The Ragtag Network! Join the History Revisited…
 
Carnton Plantation in Franklin, TN 1345 Eastern Flank Circle, Franklin, Tennessee Tour the home and grounds Monday through Saturday: it is also available for weddings and events. One of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War took place less than a mile from Carnton Plantation in Franklin, TN, on November 30, 1864. Carnton’s proximity made it the pe…
 
He was an integral part of the building of a new nation and his story is stranger than fiction! Meet the man who survived a hurricane, almost hung for mutiny, starvation, and immortalized the England's most famous playwright as a drunken scoundrel. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/con…
 
Death Valley is the largest national park south of Alaska and the lowest point in North America. Its brutal temperatures and less than 2 inches of rainfall annually, has ensured that this part of the world lives up to its name. Address of the Amargosa Opera House: 608 Death Valley Jct, Death Valley, CA 92328 #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret T…
 
No matter your "scare level", everyone recognizes these monsters of Universal Studios heyday! Spend a little time getting to know the Big Six of the Universal Studio Monsters. If you love anything about the horror genre- this, is where it all began. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in touch with Elizabeth: www.elizabethbourgeret.com/co…
 
The Mystery of Marie Roget by Edgar Alan Poe, follows the real-life murder mystery of Mary Rogers in New York. By writing his short serial story as a current investigation, Poe puts not only his writing on trial, but his powers of deduction as to the murderer of fictional Marie and true victim, Mary. #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in…
 
Snippets of hair have been in our history for centuries. Exchanged between loved ones, preserving the family history, and still practiced today with "baby's first haircut, snipped, dated, and saved in Baby's book." This episode explores intricate and dedicated work in creating Memento Mori from the locks of our dearly departed. Leila’s Hair Museum …
 
Laughter turns to tears with the shocking murder of this beloved comedian and star of Saturday Night Live and NewsRadio. "I've come to realize just how precious everything is and I try to value the many blessings that have been bestowed upon me. There's also this sense of vulnerability if fortune took a turn for the worse and we live with the aware…
 
What happens when hoarding turns deadly? In this episode we learn about two brothers who shut themselves off from the outside world which became the valuable lesson that parents of New York used to warn their children for decades… “Clean up your room or else you’ll end up like the Collyer Brothers.” #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get in …
 
This beautiful restaurant and bed and breakfast was once the home of the leading brewing family of the 1850s. Tragedy cursed this family around every turn and some say they’re still around to tell you about it. Visit the Lemp Mansion At 3322 Demenil Place St. Louis, MO 63118 314-664-8024 Lempmansion.com #bagofbonespodcast #elizabethbourgeret To get…
 
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