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Where History Comes Alive! A fast-paced, well-researched weekly podcast covering a wide range of historical events, persons, places, legends, and mysteries, hosted by Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Heroes Podcast is a proud part of the 1001 Stories Podcast Network, which includes 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales Podcast, 1001 Radio Days, and 1001 Stories For the Road Podcast. The network enjoyed over 5 million listens in the past year from a worldwide audience. SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! w ...
 
Enjoy our reading of short and novel length classic stories of home and hearth from. master storyteller Jon Hagadorn. 1001 Greatest Love Stories features tales of life, love, faith, and humor-all of which are wonderfully produced and chosen to entertain listeners.. New episodes arrive every Sunday night at 8 pm ET.. In addition to a wide variety of classic short stories from women authors we are currently adding full length novels including The Great Gatsby, Anne of Green Gables, the Scarlet ...
 
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On October 3, 1759, a company of nearly 120 men under the command of Major Robert Rogers attacked an Indian Village on the St. Francis River between Montreal and Quebec, killing most of the occupants and looting and burning the Jesuit Mission that supported the town. The loot taken from the church included gold candlesticks, coins, a gold calf, and…
 
A childless woman living a comfortable but boring life in Winona Wisconsin has a fight with her husband and heads for Chicago to see what she's been missing. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-…
 
There are ten generations which have been given names, and these date back to births starting in 1890. The naming of generations is a sort of haphazard process, and is usually , but not always, predicated upon a book title such as 'The Greatest Generation' or 'Generation X'. In this story we discuss all the named generations, how they got their nam…
 
In this classic story by Guy de Maupassant a young man with a troubling past marries a young French girl, and during their wedding party a note is delivered to him that requires him to leave the party immediately. He tells his new wife that an old friend is in dire trouble and he must go and help. As the hours pass the young bride awaits an unsure …
 
"How Mother's Day Came To Be" tells the story of Anna Jarvis and her long campaign to make Mother's Day a national holiday. This year (2018) its Sunday May 13. NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.com/show/0c2fc0cGwJBcPfyC8NWNTw 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-storie…
 
Our interview with Dave Beers, author of 'Reign of Injustice', continues as Michelle's lifestyle gets no discussion in trial, and the jury, it appears, has already convicted Cal Harris in the court of public opinion. They declare a guilty verdict. Before sentencing can be pronounced, a key witness steps up who places a young man confronting a cryin…
 
In 19th century France, the actress Rachel was celebrated for her unparalleled talent and is often credited with reviving the classical French tragedies. Born into a poor peddler's family, she attained fame and fortune by the age of twenty. By all accounts, fame and fortune did not bring her any grace or class. The French people accepted her as a s…
 
Featuring an exclusive author interview with David Beers, author of 'Reign of Injustice'. On Sept. 12 2001, Michele Harris, the wife of a well-to-do auto dealership owner in Upstate N.Y., went missing. She has never been found, and the mystery surrounding her disappearance remains. Four years after she went missing, her husband Cal Harris was arres…
 
A wealthy Texan tries to woo a New York City model but finds it tough going. Expect a classic O'Henry twist at the end. Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Apple Devices here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/1001-greatest-love-stories/id1485751552 Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Android devices here: ​​https://www.stitcher.com/s?fid=47902…
 
In part two the settlers inside of Bryan's Station are bracing for an attack that they know is coming. Not long after, Simon Girty gets his revenge at the battle of Blue Licks, the last battle of the American Revolution. In 1896 a monument is built, and in 2019 it is repaired to its original luster. ANDROID USERS- (NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old We…
 
As a young man, Lord Byron appeared to have everything- beautiful women, wealth from his books of verse, and the respect of almost everyone- but the one thing he did not have was love. Then it was that he met Countess Guiccioli....(from Lyndon Orr's 'Famous Affinities of History') ANDROID USERS- (NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https…
 
In 1782 the combined forces of the British Army, its Indian allies, and Canadian Rangers, totaling over 500 men, on orders to wipe out all the colonists east of the Alleghenies between Quebec and Kentucky, executed a series of attacks on colonial settlements in Kentuicky, committing mass murder, depredations, and kidnapping of the men, women, and c…
 
A well-written history of the indomitable Mary Queen of Scots and her search for a true love- which some, including this writer, Lyndon Orr, in his book "Great Affinities of History", ,is said to to have been Lord Bothwell. More recent research questions the reliability of the Casket Letters, (love letters said to link them together) which are toda…
 
The letters of Abelard and Heloise, written almost 900 years ago in France, are still best sellers in book form, and tell of one of the greatest loves and tragedies ever known. This story from Lyndon Orr's book series Affinities of History: the Romance of Devotion. ANDROID USERS- (NEW) 1001 Stories From The Old West (Spotify)- https://open.spotify.…
 
Most folks think of orbs as those round circles of light that sometimes appear on film and video and are often caused by particles of dust or lint reflecting the flash from the camera.. Beyond that there are serious photography experts who travel to graveyards and battlefields to get pictures of orbs- which they believe are balls of energy which co…
 
Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl......so go the words of Barry Manilow's Copacabana- and this girl- part Spanish, part moor, and part Celt, was a heartbreaker. One of her victims was King Ludwig I, who lost his kingdom due to her actions. This is her story. Sam Houston, the hero of Tennessee and Texas, fell in love with a Tennessee girl- but t…
 
Our stories today: 1), Larry the Lawn Chair Pilot- who actually followed his dream up past the clouds and into LAX airspace while sitting in a lawn chair powered by 43 helium balloons; 2) Miracle in Rio- A blind boy is struck by a bullet during a new year's celebration and wakes up in the hospital to some good news; 3) A Disaster Foretold;- some Ti…
 
In this story we follow the lives of three Japanese-American marines who joined the newly created 442nd division in France in 1943- leaving behind their families on the US west coast- families which had been forced to give up their possessions and move to internment camps due to a national panic caused by fear of a Japanese attack on the west coast…
 
This is the story of a popular hedonistic King (Britain's Charles II) and Nell Gwynn, who came from the worst slums of London but became the only true lover of the king and a hero to the poor and downtrodden. From 'The Romance of Devotion Vol 'I by Lyndon Orr. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.googl…
 
Alan finds himself under house arrest and Hans tells him of the plot they are hatching to kill him in the morning. Marie has another idea which she doesn't share with him. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radio%20days 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Google Podcasts ht…
 
For years the legend of a missing Nazi train loaded with stolen treasure consisting of everything from gold bullion to the priceless Russian Amber Room have circulated in southwestern Poland. In August of 2015 two men, one Polish, and one German, both treasure hunters with advanced geo imaging equipment, approached the Polish authorities claiming t…
 
Two episodes here from our 2019 show The 1001 History Challenge, where we give you clues to a famous person or event and let you try to solve it before giving you the answer. Are you up for the challenge? This is a special release scheduled for mid-week. Our 1001 Heroes schedule will not be affected. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right here at Goo…
 
Alan is court-marshalled subject to the lies of Hernan Pereira, who has concocted a spider web of lies which cannot be disproven, and sentenced to be shot. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radio%20days 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Google Podcasts https://podcasts.g…
 
We discuss the legend behind 13 international hotspots known for supernatural activity and /or legends... Highgate Cemetery Vampire London, UK~ Lazaretta Nuovo (Vampire island) Italy~San Servolo Insane Asylum Italy~Niagara Falls NY (Maid of the Mist Legend), US~Rennes Le Chateau, France (Father Sauniere's Treasure Legend~Mandrac Swamp, St. Johns Pa…
 
Quartermaine is held captive by the Zulus and forced to watch as Dingaan's army annihilates the Boers. After a week of captivity he is set free, and he heads across the veld, not knowing his way, looking for the Boer camp which he left. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radi…
 
Legend Tripping- the process of seeking adventure by going to places known to be associated with paranormal events. In the episode we offer some background on legend tripping in America (wait for Part Two for the best international destinations), including Capt. McKerry's Vault on the Ohio River (Indiana)~Goatman's Grave in Missouri~Ong's Hat (ghos…
 
In chapter 17 Retief oversees the marriage of Marie and Allan, but their celebration is short-lived as the Boers, with Allan in tow as interpreter, leave for the camp of Dingaan the Zulu King. Once at the camp. Allan received warnings from a number of people that there is treachery afoot, but retief is not listening. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days …
 
The amazing true story of two female pirates, Ann Bonny and Mary Read, who served as active, swashbuckling buccaneers for two weeks in 1720 under Captain Jack Rackam and were captured , tried and found guilty in Jamaica, where they pleaded "full bellies"- were spared the noose, but confined to jail. Their names were immortalized in the 1724 best se…
 
Allan and Marie appeal to Vrou Prinsloo and Commandant Retief for their help in getting married as soon as possible. Hans the Hottentot warns Allan not to go on the mission to deal with the Zulus for land. Retief asks Allan's opinion as to the risk involved in meeting with the Zulu king and Allan admits that the trip is plagued with danger.. Retief…
 
A story of the courageous individuals who fought for freedom during Nazi occupation in the Netherlands. In this story Six resistance fighters are featured in this story. Hannie Schaft- a college student from Haarlem who joined the resistance at age 20 and asked to be trained for assassinations. Two of her best friends were Jews and their struggle o…
 
Allan is practically ordered by Retief to accompany him on a mission to get a grant of land from the evil Zulu king but doesn't want to leave Marie behind. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-network 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com…
 
A young Allen Quartermaine does his best to free his caravan of Boers from the clutches of an evil Zulu King named Dungaan. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-network 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radio%20days 1001…
 
In 1952, a Pueblo, Colorado housewife named Virginia Tighe volunteered for a hypnosis session, unaware that she would be revealing the fully detailed life of an Irish woman named Bridget Kathleen (Bridey) Murphy (1798-1864),. It it was detailed-featuring a full view of Cork and Belfast in the early 1800's, and containing lots of details that couldn…
 
The 1900 Galveston Hurricane struck the island of Galveston, Texas on Saturday Sept. 8th, 1900 as a Cat 4 storm, causing15-25 foot storm surges and killing somewhere between 6,000 and 12,000 people. This is the story told by the storm survivors. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stori…
 
Hernan Periera leaves the Boer camp but continues to bring trouble upon them. He also attempts to ambush Allan and nearly succeeds. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-network 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radio%20d…
 
In 1900 the port city of Galveston, Texas was the 3rd largest city in Texas, boasting a population of 38,000 people, and they were doing so well with business that they had earned the nickname "the Wall Street of the South". Located as they were on a 25 mile strip of sand with Galveston Bay to the north and The Gulf of Mexico to the south, and bein…
 
As the handful of survivors are restored to health, word comes that Hernan Pererra is dying in a cave 30 miles away. Not having any friends at the camp other than Marie's father, who seems to be solidly in Pererra's hands, no one wants to go tom rescue him. Finally Marie talks Allen into it. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Player.fm…
 
In June of 1863 two US Army wagons were secretly loaded with 26 50 pound gold bars in West Virginia and sent on a mission across Northern Pennsylvania with instructions to avoid rebel troops at all costs- the gold was needed at the Philadelphia Mint in order that Federal troops could be paid , But after a series of mishaps the wagons became lost in…
 
Allen and his Hottentot servant Hans have a rough sail towards their destination, finally disembarking within 50 miles of their destination. They spend one week preparing for the inland journey, purchasing two good wagons and securing help for the trip. After 11 days they see what looks like an abandoned camp seven miles distant ..... .ANDROID USER…
 
Marie's father Henri makes it clear that he forbids their marriage and both Allan and Marie profess their love for each other. Marie and her father join the Boer trek northward along with Hernan, Marie's suitor. More than a year later, Allan receives a letter from Marie explaining how the trip has been a deadly disaster and asking him to come. ANDR…
 
The day of the shooting match arrives and Allan and Hernan go at it. Hernan asks to go first, an advantage which gives him the lower flying targets before the geese begin to get spooked. As Hernan's geese go down, Allan notices something strange about the way they are falling.... ENJOYING 1001 RADIO DAYS 31 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS? LET US KNOW WITH A REV…
 
A short trip down Santa Clause lane with the story of Saint Nicholas, the evolution of Santa Claus to how we see him today, some Christmas traditions and how they came to be, and the top 24 Christmas Movies according to Good Housekeeping. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Spotify: Follow Us https://player.fm/series/1001-stories-networ…
 
In part two we cover the Battle of the Alamo, the Battle of San Jacinto, the story of San Antonio's Riverwalk, the haunted Mengor Hotel located across the street from the Alamo Chapel, and the ghosts of the Alamo, including that of John Wayne. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001…
 
Still recovering from wounds suffered during the defense of Maraisfontaine, young Allen has to cope with a wealthy suitor coming between himself and Marie. Marie's father, having lost all his livestock, and therefore most of his wealth, in the raid, sees his only future coming from a marriage between his daughter and the young man, who is arrogant …
 
Part One: In 1836 Mexico had won its independence from Spain and was being ruled by a dictator named Santa Anna, who had a large army and used it mercilessly to hold on to his power. His biggest threat was an area we now call Texas, where both Americans and Mexican Tejanos who sought freedom were gathering and offering the promise of land to those …
 
Le Blanc rides out alone to check his copper diggings and falls asleep drunk, waking up to find his horse, which had grazed beyond his view, being led by area tribesmen, who are actually returning it to him. He believes they are stealing it, and shoots and kills one of them, who is the chief's son. Early the next morning, young Allen Quartermaine ,…
 
A young Allen Quartermaine is sent by his father to a Boer Farm to learn French and meets the young girl who will become the love of his life. ANDROID USERS- 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: https://podcasts.google.com/search/1001%20radio%20days 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Google Podcasts https://podcasts.google.com/fee…
 
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