Episode 3: Relief

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.

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Episode 1: Epidemic

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.

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