The Ocoee Massacre

 Posted by at 12:12 am  Nick's Blog
Sep 212021
 

A marble memorial at the site of a former African American cemetery in Ocoee, Florida, is a reminder of a shameful time in our history when good men and women perished in the face of bigotry and hatred. 1920 was a very tense time in America, especially in the South. Racial tensions were running high, […]

Nov 142018
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery II. These days, Eastland, Texas is a quiet little town located just off Interstate 20, between Fort Worth and Abilene. But at one time Eastland was a bustling place, as the county seat and the center of trade for the local oil […]

Mar 282018
 

We love a good mystery story, and we found a fascinating one in Elizabeth City, North Carolina; the tale of a beautiful young woman whose death has been shrouded in intrigue for well over one hundred years. Ella Maude “Nell” Cropsey was the daughter of a wealthy merchant who had moved his family from New […]