Tag: Dr. H.H. Holmes

The Devil in the White City, Dr. H.H. Holmes, linked to Celebration of Flag Day

The Devil in the White City, Dr. H.H. Holmes, linked to Celebration of Flag Day
Much has been written about Dr. Herman Webster Mudgett and his murderous escapades in Chicago while using the alias Dr. H.H. Holmes.  Thanks to Erik Larson’s best-selling book and many other books and shows, the murderous con-man will be forever linked to the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. What many don’t know is that... Read more »

Was Dr. H. H. Holmes the Origin of the Hippach Curse?

Was Dr. H. H. Holmes the Origin of the Hippach Curse?
I have written about the Hippach family of Chicago before and have referred to them as possibly one of Chicago’s most unlucky families.  If I actually believed in curses I would be tempted to claim that the Hippach family was cursed for some previously unknown reason. I have also done a fair amount of research... Read more »

Bloodstains on Audio Book – The voice of The Devil

Bloodstains on Audio Book – The voice of The Devil
As many of my readers have gathered over the years in addition to the ghost lore and legends of Chicago, one of my favorite topics is the 1893 Columbian Exposition.  Add to that fact that I am a former criminal investigator, historian and genealogist and you can see why I was so fascinated by the... Read more »
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