It’s big, it’s sad, and it’s real screwed up. This week Danielle tells the story of the 1927 historic Bath Massacre, America’s first and deadliest school bombing, which resulted in the deaths of 44 individuals, and injured approximately 58 more.
The Victims of the Bath Massacre Andrew & Nellie Kehoe Kehoe House Kehoe House after the The Aftermath at Bath Consolidated Schools The Aftermath at Bath Consolidated Schools The Aftermath at Bath Consolidated Schools The Remains of Kehoe’s Truck Five hundred and four pounds of unexploded pyrotol that was taken out of the basement of the unwrecked portion of the school by two state troopers. This dynamite was divided up into eight different charges in different sections of the basement. When investigators poured through the evidence after the bombing, they found another big stack of explosives under the south wing of the building and realized Kehoe intended to blow up the entire school, but his alarm clock detonator malfunctioned. The location where they found Nellie’s body. Beatrice Gibbs Ellsworth Book The Cupola today in James Couzens Memorial Park
Bath Massacre: America’s First School Bombing by Arnie Bernstein, MLive.com, The Bath School Disaster by Monty J. Ellsworth
This week we want to give a shout out to the podcast SpoopHour! Courtney & Sasha talk ghosts, cryptids, and everything that give you a fun shiver down your spine. Give it a listen
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