25 episodes

Tales from Chicago History, explorations of cool places, and more!

Mysterious Chicago Adam Selzer

    • History

Tales from Chicago History, explorations of cool places, and more!

    Was John Stone Chicago's First Serial Killer?

    Was John Stone Chicago's First Serial Killer?

    Examining early accounts of the 1840 murder of Lucretia Thomson

    • 17 min
    Make No Little Plans - A Real Quote After All!

    Make No Little Plans - A Real Quote After All!

    No, YOU'RE apocryphal

    • 9 min
    The Devil and Daniel Elston

    The Devil and Daniel Elston

    One of Chicago's first controversial murder stories

    • 9 min
    The Cop Who Cried Wolf

    The Cop Who Cried Wolf

    Officer Curran faked several attempts on his own life

    • 11 min
    A "Suicide Bridge" Ghost Story

    A "Suicide Bridge" Ghost Story

    Looking up ghost stories from Lincoln Park for Halloween

    • 12 min
    The Black Hole: A Forgotten Vice District

    The Black Hole: A Forgotten Vice District

    Fear-mongering from 1882

    • 10 min

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