Cincinnati Murder Mayhem

Murderers are not the only monsters. Microbes did the dirty work in 1849 and 1919, and Mother Nature herself turned killer in 1937 when the Ohio River lethally overflowed its banks.

Cincinnati Murder   Mayhem

Cincinnati's history is rife with reprehensible crimes and great tragedies. In 1874, a brutal murder caught the attention of a strange and notorious journalist, who turned the crime into a legend. In the 1930s, Cincinnati resident Anna Marie Hahn became Ohio's first female serial killer and the first woman executed in its electric chair--but she isn't the only serial killer to have darkened the dangerous streets of the city. Murderers are not the only monsters. Microbes did the dirty work in 1849 and 1919, and Mother Nature herself turned killer in 1937 when the Ohio River lethally overflowed its banks. Explore stories of murder and catastrophe as author and history lecturer Roy Heizer leads this dark journey into the sinister side of Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati Murder & Mayhem
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Roy Heizer
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-26 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Cincinnati's history is rife with reprehensible crimes and great tragedies. In 1874, a brutal murder caught the attention of a strange and notorious journalist, who turned the crime into a legend. In the 1930s, Cincinnati resident Anna Marie Hahn became Ohio's first female serial killer and the first woman executed
Memphis Murder & Mayhem
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Teresa R. Simpson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-08-29 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

A journey through Memphis’ troubled past: the shocking crimes and the brutal killings that led to it being dubbed the “Murder Capital of the World.” With its alluring hospitality, legendary cuisine and transcendent music, Memphis is truly a quintessential Southern city. But lurking behind the barbeque and blue suede shoes
Lake Erie Murder & Mayhem
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Wendy Koile
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-30 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Lake Erie is known for its beauty and tranquility, but a dark, deadly undercurrent lurks beneath its surface. Bordering four states and two countries, the inland ocean offers the perfect getaway for criminals of all kinds. The bandits who held up the Ashtabula National Marine Bank as well as Ontario's
Irish Cincinnati
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Kevin Grace
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Just one year after a settlement was established on the Ohio River in 1788 and one year before its name was changed from Losantiville to Cincinnati, an Irish immigrant brought his family to the cabins located there. Shortly thereafter, Francis Kennedy established a ferry service to support his wife and
Murder & Mayhem on Ohio's Rails
Language: en
Pages: 129
Authors: Jane Ann Turzillo
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-21 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

All aboard for a breakneck trip into history, as the author of Wicked Women of Ohio details the Buckeye State’s most daring train holdups. Ride Ohio’s rails with some of the bravest trainmen and most vicious killers and robbers to ever roll down the tracks. The West may have had