Siamese Twins, Assassin Umbrella, Capone's Cell

See the death case of siamese twins Cheng and Eng, the Georgi Markov umbrella that played a role in a Cold War assassination and Al Capone's haunted cell in Eastern State Penitentiary.

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A replica of the Apollo 1 capsule on display at the Tellus Museum in Cartersville, GA. 960 1280

  

Mammoth Tusks as they were found, on display at the Trailside Museum in Crawford, NE. 960 1280

  

Mammoth Tusks as they were found, on display at the Trailside Museum in Crawford, NE. 960 1280

  

The exterior of the Tellus Museum in Cartersville, GA. 960 1280

  

A replica of Houdini's mirror handcuffs no display at the Houdini Museum in Scranton, PA. 960 1280

  

This 200-page manuscript at the American Heritage Center in Wyoming could hold the key to the mystery behind the death's of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. 960 1280

  

Mike Voorhies, Archeologist that discovered the tusks, in front of the Mammoth Tusks as they were found, on display at the Trailside Museum in Crawford, NE. 960 1280

  

Stanford prison uniform at the Center of the History of Psychology at Akron University, Akron, Ohio. 960 1280

  

Sean Kelly interview at the Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Philadelphia, PA. 960 1280

  

The outside of the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming. 960 1280

  

Dave Barker examining artifact, at the Center of the History of Psychology at Akron University, Akron, OH. 960 1280

  

Trailside Museum signage, Crawford, NE. 960 1280

  

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid on horseback. 960 1280

  

The artifacts on display at the Houdini Museum in Scranton, PA. 960 1280

  

St. Francis Dam

St. Francis Dam

At the Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society in Newhall, CA, is a fragment from the St. Francis Dam. When the dam failed in 1928, the floodwater killed almost 600 people. 960 1280

  

Plane Fragments

Plane Fragments

Mark Hall-Patton examines mangled metal fragments that are housed at the Clark County Museum in Henderson, NV. The metal tells the story of a tragic plane crash that shocked Hollywood and the nation. 960 1280

  

Philadelphia History Museum

Philadelphia History Museum

At the Philadelphia History Museum in Philadelphia, PA, is a small, mounted dog. Named “Philly,” the heroic animal saved the lives of many American soldiers during World War I before being preserved at the museum. 960 1280

  

Concrete

Concrete

In Newhall, CA, is a chunk of concrete that was once part of a celebrated engineering marvel that ultimately brought about one of the deadliest man-made disasters in American history. 960 1280

  

Delta Saloon Café

Delta Saloon Café

At the Delta Saloon Café in Virginia City, NV, is a table that many believe is cursed. Three different people have committed suicide at this exact Faro table. 960 1280

  

Philadelphia History Museum

Philadelphia History Museum

The Philadelphia History Museum is now home to an unlikely hero. In the face of great danger, this small dog once prowled the front lines of World War I. 960 1280

  

Delta Saloon Café

Delta Saloon Café

The Delta Saloon Café is home to a gaming table with a dark past. 960 1280

  

Suicide table

Suicide table

Visit the Delta Saloon Café in Virginia City, NV, to see the famed “suicide table.” 960 1280

  

Clark County Museum

Clark County Museum

At the Clark County Museum in Henderson, NV, is a fragment of a plane that crashed while carrying one of the most famous actresses of the 1930s – Carole Lombard. 960 1280

  

Carbon County Museum Director Tiffany Wilson holding a special pair of shoes. 960 1280

  

Ham, the astrochimp. 960 1280

  

Ted examining fossils at the Academy of Natural Science in Philadelphia. 960 1280

  

Message in a bottle at the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, VA. 960 1280

  

Curator Doug Landry holding Ham's undergarments at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, Ohio. 960 1280

  

Typewritten document at the International Spy Museum in Washington, DC. 960 1280

  

Tiktaalik in a box at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. 960 1280

  

Officers escorting Russian informant David Greenglass. 960 1280

  

The cell with a dark past in the Shanghai Tunnels Experience in Portland, OR. 960 1280

  

Curator, Doug Landry, holding Ham's flight jacket at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Dayton, OH. 960 1280

  

Underwater prehistoric animals at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. 960 1280

  

Reenactment of Bunko Kelly at Hobo's Restaurant in Portland, OR. 960 1280

  

Visitors are welcome to check out a variety of artifacts at the Carbon County Museum in Rawlins, WY. 960 1280

  

T. rex foot at the Academy of Natural Science in Philadelphia. 960 1280

  

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