James Bond, La Belle Shipwreck, Polio Vaccine

Don Wildman investigates a vial tied to a daring medical experiment, a barrel that provides clues to a centuries-old shipwreck and a plaster molding that some say is proof of a mysterious bayou creature.

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Abita Mystery House

See a plaster molding that some say is proof that the honey swamp monster exists.

22275 Hwy 36
Abita Springs, LA 70420

 
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Senator John Heinz History Center

At the Heinz History Center is a small vial of a vaccination that proved to be one of the biggest medical breakthroughs of the 20th century. Who invented it -- and how did he test it?

1212 Smallman St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

 
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Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

At the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin is a barrel that was salvaged from the bottom of the sea. What did it hold and how does it tell the story of a famous shipwreck?

1800 N. Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704

 
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City Museum

The City Museum is home to a gothic cross that was used to perform an exorcism on a boy believed to be possessed by the devil. The cross was later featured in The Exorcist.

701 North 15th St
St. Louis, MO 63103

 
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The Spy Museum

Learn about the real James Bond at the International Spy Museum.

 
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National Museum of American History

Learn about Sergeant Stubby, the most decorated war dog of World War I.

1400 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC

 

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