Tag: tragedy

Midnight Tragedy: The Koenig Family Murder/Suicide of 1870

   The mid 1800’s was a time of intense migration from Western Europe to the United States. Millions of immigrants…

Is a 1800’s Steamboat Disaster Behind a Modern Day Haunting?

There were several accidents, both large and small, that took place. Ships ran aground and caught fire, and more than one person drowned. Several towns up and down the Mississippi have tragic stories, and Davenport, Iowa has more than its fair share.  Sometimes, those events produce other, stranger tales.