Monumental Mysteries Sneak Peek

Join Don Wildman as he explores the statues, memorials, parks and sculptures that commemorate our nation's most intriguing events, notorious crimes, disasters and triumphs.

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This magnificent building isn’t a castle or a cathedral, but the nation’s first true mausoleum, commemorating US President James A. Garfield. Despite the grandeur of this memorial, Garfield served the second-shortest term in US history, cut short by his untimely death. Who, or what, really killed President James A. Garfield? And how did his death herald in an invention that we still use today?

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