Places of Legend

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Faded photos, forgotten newspaper headlines, newsreels, diaries, and personal keepsakes are the mosaics of lives lived and legendary places that come back to life.

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Recent Episodes

Case 15

Mutiny in James Bay, Canada

Filed under: mystery, age of discovery

Henry Hudson mysteriously disappeared in a land that no European adventurer had ever explored. Why did the frozen waters of the New World become a fatal obsession for him?

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Case 16

Annie Goes over the Falls

Filed under: women, daredevils

Annie Edson Taylor was an itinerant music teacher with an outrageous idea. She would go over Niagara Falls in a barrel, of all things! And never have to worry about money again…

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Case 17

Miami's Master Thief

Filed under: crime, resorts

In its early days, Miami Beach attracted the country’s rich and the famous—and the thieves and con-men who created a stealthy new brand of “resort crime.”

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