... The past still whispers, it's everywhere, hovering just at the edge of modern life ...
There are thousands of historic cemeteries throughout New England and TSLoD is a podcast that takes you into the cemetery and beyond. Each episode is framed around finding a random gravestone of a regular person and researching the life and times of the person in that grave. We all know how the story is going to end...the fascinating stuff is everything else in between!
Available August 28, 2019!!!!!
Old New England cemeteries showcase history, art and let’s face it, some really weird names. Deliverance, Jazaniaah, Mindwell and Relief. Why? What do they mean? Where do they come from? Come with me and my friend Kate to Halifax, VT, where explore the answers to those questions and more, through the analysis of a very unique gravestone belonging to Mrs. Relief Clews Wilcox Towne.
Now Available!! The Old Dodge Tavern was built around 1800 and needless to say, its got some skeletons in its closets (if turn-of-the-century Federal-style homes had closets). A place like this is full of historic clues to its past: from architecture to archaeology, we'll look at it all. BTW, we find a gravestone in the cellar. Maybe I should have lead with that...
In 1812, the small town of Acworth, NH endured a devastating "spotted fever" epidemic and its victims can be found in one small cemetery. This show walks you through the origin and impact of this epidemic illness on the town, via the lives of two familes, the Grears and the McCollums.