Don Wildman examines a failed invention that helped create a multi-billion dollar industry, the bell of a ship whose crew vanished at sea, and a footprint of a lizard-like creature that roams the swamps of South Carolina.
Host Don Wildman examines a weapon that belonged to a secret network of spies, a bag that belonged to a pioneering journalist, and a switchblade that belonged to a man some believed was Boston's most notorious killer.
Don Wildman examines a weapon involved in a twisted plot to assassinate a US president, a beast that some believed terrorized people in Wisconsin, and a file that speaks of a notorious woman whose illness brought fear to New York City.
At the Chicago History Museum, a pair of ostrich-feather fans tells of a risque dancer who scandalized the Chicago's World Fair. At the Joseph Jefferson Mansion and Gardens on Lake Peigneur in Louisiana, an antique urn is one of few relics to survive a terrifying earth-shaking disaster. And at the Los Angeles Police Museum, twisted bullet fragments are all that remain of a notorious gangster's brutal slaying that remains shrouded in mystery.
Don Wildman examines a mangled car which tells of an intrepid journalist's quest for the truth, a vile of liquid containing what was believed to be a miracle cure and an iron safe which played a key role in a heist.
At the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, Maine, a plaster cast of hoof prints speaks of a mythic beast that is thought to haunt the woods of New Jersey. At the General Patton Memorial Museum inChiriaco Summit, California, a massive tank on view harkens back to when a lethal war machine laid siege to an American city. And at the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth, Georgia, visitors can view the stately train car of President Warren G. Harding and learn of his untimely and mysterious death while aboard.
Host Don Wildman investigates a strange wooden box used in a ritual, a weather beaten oxygen tank which tells of a daring ascent and the torn hat of a local pastor found at the scene of a crime.
Host Don Wildman investigates an aged dossier which may be linked to one of the world’s most notorious killers, a century-old $20 bill which was once wielded by a brilliant and elusive criminal and an insect specimen which once wreaked havoc on America’s Heartland.
Host Don Wildman examines a piece of industrial machinery from the early 1900s, a glass medical jar containing a strange substance and a tattered shirt that is one of the last vestiges of a aviation anomaly.
Don Wildman investigates a set of tattered and chipped ventriloquist dummies, a rudimentary electronic device and a plaster cast that may prove the existence of a creature thought only to exist in myths.
Don Wildman investigates a tattered briefcase belonging to an eccentric doctor who went to gruesome lengths in search of the fountain of youth, a massive chunk of stone which some believe is the fossilized remains of a biblical ship, and a reel-to-reel tape recorder used by one of the FBI's most prolific and notorious informants.
Host Don Wildman investigates a pair of timeworn, everyday dining implements that were at the center of an event that shocked and terrified a psychiatric ward, a charcoal portrait of a scantily clad man once embroiled in a notorious news expose and an aged dossier from the 1950s whose pages tell of one madman’s reign of terror.