25: The April 2, 1977 Michigan Tornado
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by Holly Corr
1M ago
April 2, 1977, the day before Palm Sunday, was not supposed to include a major weather event. However, a supercell that touched down in Kalamazoo and wrecked havoc all the way to Bath, MI, changed that for many people. Hear the stories from survivors and of the victims on the 47th anniversary of this horrific day, the "last" F4 tornado to hit Michigan. Support the show Music: Saint Kilda Wedding by Harpo Marks ..read more
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24: The Jinx of the Hastings Family Part 3
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by Holly Corr
4M ago
In this episode I dig deeper into the roots of the Hastings, Bennett and Gladding families. Also discussed are tips (and warnings) for your own research.  Support the show Music: Saint Kilda Wedding by Harpo Marks ..read more
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23: Just the Updates, Ma'am with Brittany Laidlaw
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by Holly Corr
5M ago
She's baaaack!  Join us as I read more of the stories we discussed in episode 8!  WARNING: The dates I give are a mess and so is the audio but that tracks! Sources: Newspapers.com, Ancestry.com Support the show Music: Saint Kilda Wedding by Harpo Marks ..read more
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8: Just the Headlines, Ma'am with Brittany Laidlaw
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by Holly Corr
5M ago
Something different!  Please join ma-self and my dear friend, Brittany as I read her some bonkers headlines I've found while researching, she tells me what she thinks the story is about and then, I read the rest of the story.  Dipshitery and hilarity ensue!  Hope you enjoy this episode! Sources: Newspapers.com Genealogybank.com WILX.com Support the show Music: Saint Kilda Wedding by Harpo Marks ..read more
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22: The Mighty Fitz
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by Holly Corr
6M ago
In this episode we take a closer look at the SS Edmund Fitzgerald.  Topics discussed: the interior of the ship, different ways to describe the shape of the Upper Peninsula, and if Lake Superior does give up her dead. Please do not use this photo without seeking permission from Where They Stood podcast. Transmission between Captain Cooper and the United States Coast Guard on November 10, 1975: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oyaEDWf_dG8 Caitlin Doughty, The Lake That Never Gives Up Her Dead https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u0Lg9HygEJc Partial list of sources. Please contact Where They Stoo ..read more
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21: Masked Michigan Natives
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by Holly Corr
6M ago
Let's play a little game, Dear Listeners.  I tell you about some native, famous men from Michigan and you try to guess who they are!  Intriguing stories, trivia, and perhaps too many Star Wars references.  Oof.  Also, no looking at the sources until after you listen!!!   Support the show Music: Saint Kilda Wedding by Harpo Marks ..read more
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20: SOS
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6M ago
A story about a man, stuck in the Colorado Mountains, with only one hope, using SOS to signal for help.  But this story, while fascinating, is not what it seems.  Learn more about the secret that just wouldn't keep and how familial DNA broke an unsolved case wide open. https://permies.com/t/136145/Wearing-wool-summer#:~:text=The%20obvious%20question%20was%3A%20'Wasn,summer%20and%20warm%20in%20winter. Morbid Knowledge  https://worldpopulationreview.com/us-cities/cadillac-mi-population Deep In The Heart Of Texas Song by Moe Bandy St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 09 Jan 1982 UPI “Surviva ..read more
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19: Halloweeney
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by Holly Corr
7M ago
Here are a few stories to get you in the Halloween mood! Music by ALEKSEY CHISTILIN, "Alice In Dark Wonderland" via Pixabay.com Support the show Music: Saint Kilda Wedding by Harpo Marks ..read more
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18: The Haunting of Holly Corr
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by Holly Corr
7M ago
Okay, I wasn't really haunted...or was I?  This is the story of Sleep Demons and Sleep Paralysis with some creepy Beaver Island tales thrown in the mix. Happy Halloween! Song and Sound effects: courtesy of Pixaby.com Episode Art: the picture of JFK that I personally took on my trip to Beaver Island in 1997 (picture is taken from the video I made that day) Sources:  https://www.healthline.com/health/hypnagogia https://www.buzzfeed.com/danieldalton/wake-up-wake-up-wake-up https://www.sleepfoundation.org/parasomnias/sleep-paralysis#:~:text=Sleep%20paralysis%20is%20a%20temporary,and%20 ..read more
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17: The Disappearance of Sarah Lonsberry
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by Holly Corr
8M ago
Sarah Lonsberry disappeared on January 1, 1905, one cold, Michigan January. No one saw her leave and her concerned husband contacted the police.  After years without a lead in the case, a serious of strange events caused the search to reopen and this time, with results.  This is the story of the Dimondale Lonsberrys and one sheriff who wouldn't let this cold case go. Wikipedia Detroit Free Press Jul 15, 1928 Ancestry .com The Evening News, Sault Saint Marie, Friday, September 11, 1908–Tipped Over, Two Drowned Lansing State Journal, W.E. Lonsberry is Arraigned On Murder Charge, July ..read more
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