Southern Mysteries Podcast

Shannon Ballard

Hi, I'm Shannon Ballard. I explore historical mysteries and legendary figures of the American South. Hope y'all enjoy.

35:02 | Feb 3rd

Enslaved conjoined twins, Millie-Christine McKoy, would be sold at least three times from infancy to 6 years of age. They were forced into freak shows in the US and UK and endured a traumatic childhoo...Show More

04:00 | Jan 27th

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35:42 | Jan 20th

Between the 1830s and 1850s, Elizabeth Dale, was married and widowed, six times. When Elizabeth’s neighbor, Abner Tate, claimed the men had been poisoned, he learned that questioning Elizabeth could c...Show More

36:45 | Jan 6th

Laurence Clifton Jones moved to the Deep South at a time when it was dangerous to be a black man in Mississippi. He chose to make the move to do what some considered to be impossible - build a school ...Show More

40:48 | Dec 23rd, 2019

32-year-old Patty Vaughan was looking forward to her future as she celebrated Christmas Eve with her family in 1996. Her family never imagined this would be the last day they saw her alive. Patty went...Show More
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