Streets of fire: two New York City disasters converge in space and time.

Two eerily similar fire disasters, one in 1911, another in 1958, occurred within a five-block area of New York. Are these tragedies somehow linked?

By |2017-03-19T20:30:37-07:00March 19th, 2017|Geography, History, Spotlight|2 Comments

Lost America: Belle Grove Plantation, Iberville Parish, Louisiana.

One of the grandest plantations in the South when it was finished in 1857, Belle Grove had a long, sad history of ruin until it finally burned in 1952.

By |2017-03-04T20:30:37-08:00March 4th, 2017|Haunted Places, History, Spotlight|11 Comments