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Author Underwood, Ed (Edward)

Title Haunted Springfield Missouri / Edward and Karen Underwood ; with John and Sherry Jones ; photographs by Heather Marie Stanley ; special Illustrations by John Jones.

Publication Info. Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2014.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  133.1097 Und    ---  DUE 03-26-21
Description 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Summary "Describes the haunted history of Springfield, Missouri"-- Provided by publisher.
"Echoes of a dynamic history still linger in Springfield, Missouri. The town square was the scene of a Civil War battle, a Wild Bill Hickok shootout and a tragic 1906 lynching. From the phantom landlord of Jefferson Avenue to the spectral bride of Phelps Grove Park Bridge, meet figures from the town's past that continue to mystify its present. Pore over reports of supernatural activity at Drury College and the Landers Theater and investigate a bounty of bizarre, sensational rumors from the surrounding countryside in this collection of Springfield ghost lore"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents Foreword / by "Uncle Gregory" -- A Word About Ghosts -- The Queen City -- Ghosts Act Up in Theaters -- Corner of Heaven and Hell -- The Bloodiest Five Hundred Yards in America -- The Phantom Landlord of Jefferson Avenue -- Backstage Casanova's Fall from Grace -- The Springfield Inner Sanctum -- Route 66 and the Highway to Hell -- Tales from the Old Folks' Home -- The Field Lights -- The Icy Fingers of Death -- The Dreary Side of Drury -- The Bride Under the Phelps Grove Park Bridge -- The Infamous Albino Farm -- The Blue, the Gray and the Blood Red -- The Colonel's Secret Recipe for Terror! -- Making Contact with the Guests -- Uncivil Warriors -- The Dorm Mom from Hell -- The Sweet Monsters Sleep in Springfield, But They Play in Branson.
Source NBK 6/14 PPL
Subject Ghosts -- Missouri -- Springfield.
Haunted places -- Missouri -- Springfield.
Parapsychology -- Missouri -- Springfield.
Springfield (Mo.) -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Underwood, Karen J.
ISBN 9781626191204 (pbk.)

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