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The BackTracker History Show - The Backtracker EPISODE 1, 4th January 2021
The Ohio Mystery
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The Ohio Mystery

In June 1872, a reporter was asked to visit a number of towns and villages and he had to stay in San Jose, California. One evening, while enjoying the comforts of a quiet smoke after a hard day’s work, the conversation turned to an unfortunate case of insanity which had recently developed in the town.

Listen to this amazing story of how a young journalist discovered a secret that had plagued the town of Eaton in Ohio for 10 years.


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The Eaton Democrat (Eaton, Ohio) - Thursday 27th Jun 1872

New Castle News, Pennsylvania 11th Jan 1912

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