Donner Party

“They could neither go back nor remain in place. Like their wagons, they had no brakes, no way of stopping the high-stakes journey on which they had wagered their lives and fortunes.”  - Ethan Rarick, Desperate Passage: The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West The Donner Party was originally known as the Reed Party, lead by James... Continue Reading →

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Plum Island

Plum Island is shrouded in mystery. It is known as the location of the Animal Disease Center of New York, but there are also conspiracies surrounding this island regarding Lyme disease and the Montauk Monster.

Roanoke Colony

In 1590, English settlers' attempts to colonize the New World were put on hold when an entire colony mysteriously disappeared with the only trace being the word "Croatoan" carved into a tree.

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