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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Society & Culture, History

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Society & Culture 8
Top 200 30

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.com.

H.H. Holmes and the Mysteries of Murder Castle, Part 1

January 23rd, 2012

Episode 407 of 988 episodes

As a student, Herman K. Mudgett used corpses to commit insurance fraud. In 1886, he moved to Chicago under the alias H.H. Holmes. In 1888, Holmes started constructing a building with secret passageways and an airtight vault. So, what was it for?

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