The Last Bare Knuckle Boxer
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About The Show

Mysteries at the Monument host and history explorer Don Wildman investigates the world's most impressive - and sometimes obscure - structures, statues and national parks to uncover incredible tales hidden within them. Through compelling interviews, archival footage and enthralling recreations, the series takes viewers on an arresting journey, and leaves them with trivia perfect for any social gathering.
Season 2, Episode 9

The Reanimator, Florida Three Toes, The Man Who Invented Martians

Don Wildman investigates an ambitious scientist who once tried to play god, the tale of a Godzilla-like creature and a man who shocked and changed the public's perception of alien life.

Monday
Feb 5
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 5

Captain Thunderbolt, Newsboys Versus the World, The Rocket Man

Don Wildman investigates a sinister schoolteacher, explores the David and Goliath tale of New York's newsboys and examines a life-sized bronze statue of a pioneering explorer who dared to reach for the stars.

Monday
Feb 5
1pm | 12c
Season 2, Episode 12

The House That Sugar Built, Kill Dozer, Rocking Chair Riots

Don Wildman explores a mansion built on the back of the sweetest of swindles' a town that was terrorized by a mechanical monster hell-bent on destruction and a violent uprising in NYC's Central Park that left it changed forever.

Monday
Feb 5
2pm | 1c
Season 2, Episode 7

The King and the Spanish Dancer, A Communist Comes to America, Filth Party

Don Wildman investigates a mysterious dancer that cost a Bavarian king his home, a 16-foot statue of Vladimir Lenin in an unusual location and a courageous yet disgusting medical experiment.

Monday
Feb 5
3pm | 2c
Season 2, Episode 11

Escape From Slavery, Hatteras Island Witch, The Horn That Made a Big Bang

Don Wildman examines one of the most audacious escapes from slavery of all time, a majestic oak tree linked to stories of witchcraft and an odd-looking device that forever changed our understanding of life.

Monday
Feb 5
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 4

Piggy Bank, All the Kings' Horses, Freedom Funeral

Host Don Wildman examines a simple plaque that salutes a young boy and his pig who together sparked a cultural craze, explores a medieval tower that inspired a children's verse, and visits a gravesite that witnessed freedom.

Monday
Feb 5
5pm | 4c
Season 3, Episode 12

The Disaster That Saved London, The Man in the Green Hat, The Viking Mailman

Host Don Wildman visits London where a tall column observes a tragic event, traverses the Capitol Building in Washington D.C., where hypocrisy was exposed, and travels to Genoa, Nevada to view a monument to a frontiersman.

Monday
Feb 12
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 9

Gunpowder Plot, Yellowstone, Cops are Robbers

Host Don Wildman examines the 17th century plot that threatened Parliament, treks to a Wyoming mountain to uncover the true story that inspired America's first national park, and visits a Massachusetts night deposit box.

Monday
Feb 12
12pm | 11c
Season 3, Episode 11

Black Magic, Tobacco Heir, Everest Disaster

Host Don Wildman heads to sunny Pasadena to explore the mysterious death of renowned scientist, investigate the murder of gaudy heir and his celebrity wife, and probe the true story behind one of Mt. Everest's deadliest disasters.

Monday
Feb 12
1pm | 12c
Season 3, Episode 10

Stockholm Syndrome, Soviet Who Saved the World, Barbara Rose

Don Wildman visits a plaza in Sweden that was at the center of an infamous heist, examines a monument in Florida that recalls a near catastrophic war, and honors a Virginian activist who fought for equal education rights.

Monday
Feb 12
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 1

Destiny Stone, Niagra Falls, Madness of Mary Todd

Don visits a famous London church that set the stage for an audacious heist; a natural wonder that Mother Nature herself threatened to shut down; and a prison that once housed a famous first lady.

Monday
Feb 12
3pm | 2c
Season 3, Episode 13

Lady Godiva & the Peeping Tom, Bishop's Brain, Birds of a Feather

Host Don Wildman treks to Coventry, UK, to view a statue that tells a story of bravery, heads to a Brooklyn cemetery to uncover the death of a psychic, and ventures to the Everglades to check out birds that fueled a fashion trend.

Monday
Feb 12
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 6

Harlem Hellfighters, Resurrected Jockey, Braille

Host Don Wildman heads to Harlem to view a memorial dedicated to World War I heroes, ventures to a California racetrack where a jockey beats death, and travels to the Pantheon in Paris to pay respect to a great man.

Monday
Feb 12
5pm | 4c