The Ancient and Esoteric Order of the Jackalope

"Series 13"

a photo of Pedro, Wyoming's own midget mummy

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Wyoming's own midget mummy

It was the summer of 1932. Cecil Main and Frank Carr from Alliance, Nebraska were gophering for gold in the San Pedro Mountains west of Casper, Wyoming. As two men made their way through a gulch, they caught a glint of “color” on a nearby rock face. They lit a stick of dynamite to see […]

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The Reverend May S. Pepper

A Good Thing to Die By

the Reverend May S. Pepper and Bright Eyes

This one has it all: the afterlife, evil stepmothers, Kickapoo princesses, the Romanovs, bigamy and fraud, ghost farts and spirit chickens.

Categories: Biography, Footsteps into the Unknown, Hoaxes, Frauds & Forgeries, People & Places, Series 13

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"Commander William B. Cushing with Ghost Image"

What Joy to the Troubled Heart!

the tale of William H. Mumler, spirit photographer

In 1862, William H. Mumler took the first known photograph of a ghost. Maybe. What unfolded next was an epic story of fraud and self-deception...

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