Video: Two Slaves' Brave Escape

Ellen and William Craft escape to the North via Charleston, SC.

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With 2 million hotel rooms occupied each night in America, it’s no wonder that some of the most mysterious and strange events have occurred in hotels.
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  • Deceptive Doctor, Portland Underground, Civil War Smackdown
    Mysteries at the Hotel invites viewers to a hotel bar where unsuspecting patrons were forced into slave labor; the hotel hideout of escaped Wild West outlaws; the murder of a civil war general; and the exploration of an odd cave system.
    Thursday June 11
    2pm | 1c
  • Premiere
    Mad Scientist, Hollywood Scandal, Outlaw's Demise
    On this episode, we uncover an FBI raid of a famous inventor's New York hotel room, find out the inspiration behind one of America's greatest horror novels, and a guestroom involved in the plot to assassinate an American President is revealed.
    Thursday June 11
    10pm | 9c
  • Mad Scientist, Hollywood Scandal, Outlaw's Demise
    On this episode, we uncover an FBI raid of a famous inventor's New York hotel room, find out the inspiration behind one of America's greatest horror novels, and a guestroom involved in the plot to assassinate an American President is revealed.
    Friday June 12
    1am | 12c
  • Premiere
    Sports Scandal, Explorer Murder Mystery, Slave Escape
    Mysteries at the Hotel uncovers America's greatest sports scandal, a double-crossed iconic outlaw, a slave couple's daring escape, an American explorer's unsolved murder, and the secret hunting trip that saved the US economy.
    Friday June 12
    10pm | 9c
  • Sports Scandal, Explorer Murder Mystery, Slave Escape
    Mysteries at the Hotel uncovers America's greatest sports scandal, a double-crossed iconic outlaw, a slave couple's daring escape, an American explorer's unsolved murder, and the secret hunting trip that saved the US economy.
    Saturday June 13
    1am | 12c
  • Premiere
    Dueling Politicians, Nuclear Intel, Seattle Scammers
    Mysteries at the Hotel invites viewers inside the hotel restaurant where a political showdown ended in America's most infamous duel and the southwestern hotel where one guest sold our nation's nuclear secrets to the enemy.
    Friday June 19
    10pm | 9c
  • Dueling Politicians, Nuclear Intel, Seattle Scammers
    Mysteries at the Hotel invites viewers inside the hotel restaurant where a political showdown ended in America's most infamous duel and the southwestern hotel where one guest sold our nation's nuclear secrets to the enemy.
    Saturday June 20
    1am | 12c
  • Premiere
    Deadwood Duel, Subterranean Suite, Whiskey Rebels
    Mysteries at the Hotel exposes a showdown for gold in Deadwood, a luxurious hotel suite, a booze-fueled rebellion in Pennsylvania, the escapades of 3 business titans, and the court case that cost a famous lawyer his life.
    Thursday June 25
    10pm | 9c
  • Deadwood Duel, Subterranean Suite, Whiskey Rebels
    Mysteries at the Hotel exposes a showdown for gold in Deadwood, a luxurious hotel suite, a booze-fueled rebellion in Pennsylvania, the escapades of 3 business titans, and the court case that cost a famous lawyer his life.
    Friday June 26
    1am | 12c
  • Premiere
    Space Race, Ghosts of Silver City, Surviving the Everglades
    Mysteries at the Hotel checks into the NASA launch that nearly triggered a war, we reveal the birth of an Idaho ghost town, a harrowing Florida road trip, a Revolutionary War game of cat and mouse, and a President's potentially fatal duel.
    Friday June 26
    10pm | 9c
  • Space Race, Ghosts of Silver City, Surviving the Everglades
    Mysteries at the Hotel checks into the NASA launch that nearly triggered a war, we reveal the birth of an Idaho ghost town, a harrowing Florida road trip, a Revolutionary War game of cat and mouse, and a President's potentially fatal duel.
    Saturday June 27
    1am | 12c
  • Premiere
    Imperfect crime, Stagecoach Shocker, People's President
    On this episode we serve up an infamous Chicago murder, showcase a hotel meal that decided an election, reveal a stagecoach driver's secret, uncover the man behind the attack on Pearl Harbor, and reveal the shocking campaign of "The People's President."
    Thursday July 2
    10pm | 9c
  • Imperfect crime, Stagecoach Shocker, People's President
    On this episode we serve up an infamous Chicago murder, showcase a hotel meal that decided an election, reveal a stagecoach driver's secret, uncover the man behind the attack on Pearl Harbor, and reveal the shocking campaign of "The People's President."
    Friday July 3
    1am | 12c
  • Premiere
    Dangerous Lottery, Yosemite's Hero, Shady Sheriff
    On this episode we reveal a scandal-prone president's death, the neighborhood game that inspired the lottery, the man who saved Yosemite, a Montana sheriff's dark secret, and the vice president who tried to split America.
    Thursday July 9
    10pm | 9c
  • Dangerous Lottery, Yosemite's Hero, Shady Sheriff
    On this episode we reveal a scandal-prone president's death, the neighborhood game that inspired the lottery, the man who saved Yosemite, a Montana sheriff's dark secret, and the vice president who tried to split America.
    Friday July 10
    1am | 12c
  • Munchkin Mayhem, Undercover President, The Real Gatsby
    Travel back in time to witness a political showdown at Beekman Arms Hotel; see how a concealed weapon at Hotel Washington ended up in The White House; and discover New Mexico's La Fonda hotel where nuclear secrets were exchanged.
    Thursday July 16
    12pm | 11c
  • Mad Scientist, Hollywood Scandal, Outlaw's Demise
    On this episode, we uncover an FBI raid of a famous inventor's New York hotel room, find out the inspiration behind one of America's greatest horror novels, and a guestroom involved in the plot to assassinate an American President is revealed.
    Thursday July 16
    1pm | 12c
  • Sports Scandal, Explorer Murder Mystery, Slave Escape
    Mysteries at the Hotel uncovers America's greatest sports scandal, a double-crossed iconic outlaw, a slave couple's daring escape, an American explorer's unsolved murder, and the secret hunting trip that saved the US economy.
    Thursday July 16
    2pm | 1c
  • Premiere
    LSD Lab Rats, Portrait of a Con Man, Presidential Ransom
    Mysteries at the Hotel reveals the CIA's LSD experiments, one man's obsession with revenge, the painting that ruined a conman, a lethal flu strain's unlikely origin, and the agent who foiled a presidential grave robbery.
    Thursday July 16
    10pm | 9c
  • LSD Lab Rats, Portrait of a Con Man, Presidential Ransom
    Mysteries at the Hotel reveals the CIA's LSD experiments, one man's obsession with revenge, the painting that ruined a conman, a lethal flu strain's unlikely origin, and the agent who foiled a presidential grave robbery.
    Friday July 17
    1am | 12c
  • Dueling Politicians, Nuclear Intel, Seattle Scammers
    Mysteries at the Hotel invites viewers inside the hotel restaurant where a political showdown ended in America's most infamous duel and the southwestern hotel where one guest sold our nation's nuclear secrets to the enemy.
    Thursday July 23
    12pm | 11c
  • Deadwood Duel, Subterranean Suite, Whiskey Rebels
    Mysteries at the Hotel exposes a showdown for gold in Deadwood, a luxurious hotel suite, a booze-fueled rebellion in Pennsylvania, the escapades of 3 business titans, and the court case that cost a famous lawyer his life.
    Thursday July 23
    1pm | 12c
  • Space Race, Ghosts of Silver City, Surviving the Everglades
    Mysteries at the Hotel checks into the NASA launch that nearly triggered a war, we reveal the birth of an Idaho ghost town, a harrowing Florida road trip, a Revolutionary War game of cat and mouse, and a President's potentially fatal duel.
    Thursday July 23
    2pm | 1c
  • Scandalous Televangelist, Dream Speech, British Invasion
    Mysteries at the Hotel reveals the tryst that toppled a televangelist's empire, the hotel owned by a serial killer, the speech that sparked a movement, a hotel saved by pop stars, and the secret affair that helped end WWII.
    Saturday August 1
    7am | 6c
  • Vampire Outbreak, American Traitor, Corporate Retreat
    Mysteries at the Hotel explores the FBI takedown of a notorious gang, a tech giant's rowdy corporate retreat, a wild west bank robbery foiled by townsfolk, America's most infamous traitor, and a deadly illness blamed on vampires.
    Saturday August 8
    7am | 6c
  • Munchkin Mayhem, Undercover President, The Real Gatsby
    Travel back in time to witness a political showdown at Beekman Arms Hotel; see how a concealed weapon at Hotel Washington ended up in The White House; and discover New Mexico's La Fonda hotel where nuclear secrets were exchanged.
    Saturday August 29
    7am | 6c