Radium Girls & Radiation in the Home

Do You Have Radioactive Material in Your Home? The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History Says you do. Come with us as I reminisce about when I was a geophysicist; while telling you the story of the Radium Girls. We will also look at some everyday household items that are radioactive. You won’t believe the radioactive dishware we found at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History on a visit to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Continue reading Radium Girls & Radiation in the Home

The Black Hills Ghost Town – Spokane, South Dakota

Not much is left in the mining ghost town of Spokane. But what is left is worth the short hiking from Playhouse Road in the southern Bill Hills of South Dakota. The public land site is just north of Custer State Park and south of Mt. Rushmore National Monument. And a short 12 miles scenic drive northeast from the town of Custer. Continue reading The Black Hills Ghost Town – Spokane, South Dakota

UA Flight 629 Facts A Crime to Remember – Colorado History

This story defined how the FBI does this type of investigation. This is the story of the doomed Flight 629 that met its faith in Longmont, Colorado. This is the story of Daisy Walker King and her son Jack Gilbert Graham. Also known as John Gilbert Graham. Come along with us as we explore the farm fields in Longmont and Firestone, Colorado. Continue reading UA Flight 629 Facts A Crime to Remember – Colorado History

The Spirits of the Callahan House in Longmont Colorado | Haunted Travel

The Callahan House, in Longmont Colorado, was built in 1892 and purchased by Thomas and Alice Callahan in 1896. This beautiful historical Colorado Haunted mansion is said to be haunted by the ghosts of the Callahan family. It is alleged that the spirits are still seen and felt throughout the mansion, which is now owned by the City of Longmont and rented out for weddings and events. Colorado Martini participated in a group paranormal investigation event hosted by Kindred Spirits Society and Colorado Ghost Hunters. We were accompanied by YouTubers 303 Paranormal TV and DJ Acid Burn Paranormal. You would not believe what we discovered. Come along with us as we tell you the history of the mansion. And how the Callahans had a part in starting JC Penny and contributing to the history of Longmont, Colorado. Continue reading The Spirits of the Callahan House in Longmont Colorado | Haunted Travel

Haunted Colorado | Ghost in the Gardens

Haunted Colorado | Ghost in the Gardens – Denver Botanic Gardens are the largest and prettiest gardens I have ever had the pleasure to visit. During the day the garden’s beauty surpasses the rest. Maybe because the dirt has compost like no other. This is the site of the long-forgotten Mount Calvary Cemetery. Like its next-door neighbor, Cheesman Park, several bodies were left behind. We dared to go there after dark and conjured our courage to walk the dark paths and haunted mansion after hours. Continue reading Haunted Colorado | Ghost in the Gardens