Host Don Wildman examines an antique doll tied to a woman’s confounding and tragic demise, an experiment gone awry that ignites the world of fashion and an audacious publicity stunt that ends in disaster.Go to Episode
Deep in the Big Sandy Heritage Center sits an antique, cotton-stuffed doll that was never intended for child’s play. This sinister artifact tells the tale of a young woman’s mystifying and tragic demise.
773 Hambley Blvd
Pikeville, KY 41501
On display at The Chemical Heritage Foundation is a rather simple silk swatch that has a very vibrant history. It’s the result of an accidental discovery that forever changed the landscape of fashion and color.
315 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
The Michigan Historical Museum houses a slate tablet inscribed with what looks like Biblical scenes and symbols written in an ancient language. This unique artifact once challenged the most basic tenets of early American history.
702 W Kalamazoo St
Lansing, MI 48915
The Morristown & Morris Township Library is home to a 19th-century billfold made of an exceptionally unconventional material. In fact, this small wallet is linked to a strange tale of scientific experimentation and macabre justice.
1 Miller Rd
Morristown, NJ 07960
The Point Pleasant River Museum displays a relic that represents the city’s darkest hour. This heavy piece of bridge metal was at the center of an event that will forever haunt this river town.
28 Main St
Point Pleasant, WV 25550