The Donner Party, the Shoe Bomber, FDR’s Cane

Host Don Wildman travels the country inspecting a 100-year-old tissue sample that sent a doctor to the gallows, a collection of birds killed by a mysterious epidemic and the kettle used by a group of settlers ...

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Museum of Michigan State University

Learn about the trial of Dr. Crippen, who was hanged for murdering and dismembering his wife.

Michigan State University, W Circle Dr., East Lansing, MI 48823

 
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Aviation Museum: Air Power Park & Museum

Learn about the mysterious disappearance of a US Air Force pilot who went missing while investigating a UFO.

413 W Mercury Blvd, Hampton, VA 23666-4313

 
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Salton Sea History Museum

The collection of 52 preserved dead birds holds the key to the Salton Sea disaster.

72-120 S. Lincoln Street, Mecca, CA, 92254

 
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Sharpsteen Museum

See artifacts from the survivors of the infamous Donner Party.

1311 Washington St., Calistoga, CA 94515

 
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Historic Auto Attractions Museum

Get a look at the cane that FDR used to hide his debilitating disease.

13825 Metric Road, Roscoe, IL 61073

 

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