Don learns about one of the nation's weirdest industrial disasters, inspects the wax likeness of an airplane hijacker and examines a pair of sunglasses once worn by a rock-and-roll pioneer.Go to Episode
Parked inside the Boston Fire Museum is an antique steam engine that was once called upon to battle a devastating event that no firefighter had ever trained for – the Great Molasses Flood.
344 Congress St, Boston, MA 02210
The Northwest Museum of Legends and Lore is home to an oddly life-like wax sculpture. The figurine is modeled after the man who committed one of the most notorious airplane hijackings in US history.
815 Seattle Blvd, Seattle, WA 98134
In the archives of the Byrd Polar Research Center is a faded, black and white snapshot that shows a man planting an American flag on top of a mountain. How did this photograph lead to the downfall of one of the nation’s most celebrated explorers?
2700 Kenny Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43210
On display at the Newseum is an object that could easily be overlooked … a nickel. But this seemingly ordinary coin is unlike any other. Designed by a spy, it splits in half and is hollow inside. How did this coin once serve as a tool of espionage?
555 Pennsylvania Ave Northwest, Washington, DC 20001
Beyond the rows of vehicles at Historic Auto Attractions is an unexpected treasure: a pair of sunglasses with thick black frames that belonged to a rock legend who was tragically killed in a plane crash. Was it the beginning of a sinister curse?
13825 Metric Rd, Roscoe, IL, 61073
On display are 7 sets of human remains. Found buried in an unmarked grave, these bones bear evidence of brutal violence. But whose remains are these? And how can they shed light on a mysterious disappearance that took place nearly 2 centuries ago?
1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA
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