Saturday 01 August 2020
Jeff Wilson and Ohio Legends
Tonight we had as our guest author
(and previously discussed),
got in a bit late, as my PC was acting up big time.
He spoke about his illustrations, each story having a persponally line-drawing in his books, that often relatives of Interesting People Jeff was researching would give Jeff photos from which he could draw faces and such.
wondered if other states were handled similarly to Jeff's books; I pointed out
covering some other states as well
Weird New Jersey
Jeff spoke of being in the
show with guest author
and how impressed Jeff was/is with Don's book's title
I Met a Ghost in Gettysburg.
Jeff spoke of
who was an inmate of
an asylum that, as with every other closed asylum's that
ghost hunter shows visit, things went horribly for its "patients."
Margaret Shilling went missing, and decades later she was found in an unused area on the top floor.
She'd locked herself in a room and had died of a heart attach, but was so decomposed her bodily fluids had left a permanent stain on the concrete floor.
Ceiling Cat Barbara Duncan
pointed out Jeff's book also busted a few myths, such as the first manufacture of microwave ovens was in Ohio.
We discussed the origins of
"fortune telling" toy with its
We spoke about the fact that Ohio had the very first Traffic Light, the discovery of a complete mastadon skeleton, the mysterious Adena Artifact discovered in 1841, even the Alliance Ohio
store that specializes in the 1960s
He spoke of his personal ghost experience; in the basement of the former
opening a document drop box.
As he rode up the elevator to the lobby, there was security and custodial crew.
As he went to use the door, there was a small person Just Watching Jeff, which suddenly was Gone.
and some of the
The time running down, we touched on the
Turkeyfeet Creek treasure
and Miamisberg Cemetery ghost stories.
Henry conveyed our guest
Almost forgot to have CC convey our having listeners tonight in the US, the UK, Canada, Germany, and Spain, which we tossed out at the last moment.