Tag Archives: 1800’s

The Red Barn Murder

They had tried to run away together at least twice before May.  This time it was going to happen.  She fumbled with the unaccustomed buttons of William’s shirt.  She was going to dress as a young man so that no … Continue reading

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Mercy Brown: Accused Vampire

She has the dubious distinction as one of the last known cases of vampirism in the United States. Born in Exeter, Rhode Island, Mercy Brown was the third victim in her family to die. George Brown, her father had buried … Continue reading

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