In the early 1900’s, a Nebraska schoolteacher visited an unspeakable atrocity upon the students under her care in Sarpy County. Or did she?
‘Holly Hatchet’ scared all but two pupils away. Sioux City Journal, 8/30/1983
Body Found in Brush. The Lincoln Star, 12/24/1903
Quintanilla, James. Hatchet House and the Killer Teacher. www.designinglife.biz
Lefevers, Delana. These 8 Nebraska Folktales and Urban Legends Will Keep You Awake at Night. www.onlyinyourstate.com
Hamer, Roger and Chapman, John. Sarpy County Ghost Towns. www.wowt.com
McKee, Jim. The one-room schoolhouse in Nebraska. Lincoln Journal-Star, 5/5/2013
Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS
1 thought on “Episode 43: Ms. Holly”
Another good one John. Somewhat different than usual but entertaining none the less. Reminds me of the type of stories my Dad would tell when we would go camping or spend the weekend at our great grandmother’s cottage laying under heavy blankets on her old feather bed.