The Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills

The George S. Mickelson Trail is an old railroad trail in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. The main trail route extends 108.8 miles, from Edgemont to Deadwood, with approximately nine miles of additional branch trails, including a three-mile paved link from Custer to the Custer State Park. Come on a ride with us as we take the trail from the ghost town of … Continue reading The Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills

Two Historical Attacks on Washington D.C.

On this episode of The Strange we talk about two different attacks on Washington D.C. First, we will talk about 911 and my traumatic story of how I was across the street from the Pentagon that faithful day. We will also talk about the British invasion of Washington D.C. in 1814. And the strange theory that a huge freak storm drove them out of Washington D.C. Were they the victims of The Little Ice Age?
In addition, we will define a word that has recently entered many individual’s vocabulary. The word is “insurrection.” What does that word really mean? And why did President Biden use the word when he addressed the United States on January 6, 2021? Continue reading Two Historical Attacks on Washington D.C.

Two Historical Attacks on Washington D.C.

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-y2xbp-f747a2 On this episode of The Strange we talk about two different attacks on Washington D.C. First, we will talk about 911 and my traumatic story of how I was across the street from the Pentagon that faithful day. We will also talk about the British invasion of Washington D.C. in 1814. And the strange theory that a huge freak storm drove them out of … Continue reading Two Historical Attacks on Washington D.C.

The Strange Podcast

The podcast by YouTubers Colorado Martini that finds strange and curious subjects you want to know more about. On The Strange Podcast, Colorado Martini brings subject matter experts to the table to discuss and find unusual and obscure destinations and subjects. We love talking about hidden, strange and haunted history. The podcast that brings stories alive and to forefront in an intriguing and interesting matter. … Continue reading The Strange Podcast

Typhoid Mary – Her Story and Island Prison

The Strange Podcast and YouTube Talk Show starts the new year with the topic of Typhoid Mary and Cemetery Wandering as a hobby. We will talk with YouTuber Meg from U.S. Graves about her cemetery wandering and what she learned about Typhoid Mary. She will tell us where Mary Mallon (aka Typhoid Mary) is buried. And how she was quarantined for life on North Brother Island, New York for years. Continue reading Typhoid Mary – Her Story and Island Prison

Tuberculosis & Vampire Lore

Did you know there is a tie between tuberculosis & Vampires lore? More than 200 years after the hysteria of the Salem Witch Trials, another hysteria struck New England. It was the fear of vampires. During the 19th century, the spread of tuberculosis claimed the lives of entire families in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, and other parts of the New England states. The folklorist and author of Food for the Dead, Dr. Michael Bell will enlighten us on how New Englander’s tried to rid their houses and communities of this disease by claiming the dead were Vampires. They would desecrate the graves to rid the evil from the towns. Continue reading Tuberculosis & Vampire Lore

Leadville Colorado Forgotten Irish

Dr. Jim Walsh of the University of Colorado Denver, found a lonely graveyard with acres of unmarked graves in the famous Rocky Mountain mining town of Leadville, Colorado. The sinking grave sites hold between 1200 and 2000 forgotten Irish immigrants who once mined the area during the boom days of the late 1800’s. Dr. Walsh will tell us about the people who are buried there, their plight to find recognition and the projects to bring their stories to the forefront. Continue reading Leadville Colorado Forgotten Irish

Historical Civil War Battlefields [Glorieta Pass New Mexico]

Did you know there is a Civil War Battlefield just outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico? Come along as we visit a historical American Civil War battlefield in New Mexico. Glorieta Pass is a Civil War battlefield called the Gettysburg of the West. It lays within the Pecos National Historical Park. And is a great day trip from Santa Fe or Albuquerque. Continue reading Historical Civil War Battlefields [Glorieta Pass New Mexico]

Pecos National Historical Park in New Mexico

When traveling to the high altitude of Historic Northern New Mexico and a day trip from Santa Fe, Albuquerque or Las Vegas New Mexico; you will find Spanish Ruins and Pecos Pueblo Native American ghost town and church. Continue reading Pecos National Historical Park in New Mexico