Just twenty years after the founding of our nation, General David Bradford, also known as “Whiskey Dave” of the Whiskey Rebellion, fled the United States to avoid arrest and imprisonment. Bradford arrived at Bayou Sara, then a Spanish Colony, and obtained a land grant of 650 acres from the Baron de Corondelet to begin a new life. This was the beginning of a century of institutional imprisonment, torture, and subjugation. Turns out, that kind of evil leaves a mark. Since the turn of the 20th century, the property has been notoriously difficult to maintain and the ghost stories came soon after. Join us as we discuss the remarkable and horrifying history of the Myrtles Plantation.
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Campfire: Tales of the Strange and Unsettling is created for adult audiences only. The content and discussion in this show will necessarily engage with various accounts that include violence, anxiety, fear, and occasional body horror. Much of it will be emotionally and intellectually challenging to engage with. We will flag especially graphic or intense content so as to never put you in an uninformed or unprepared position. We will do our best to make this a space where we can engage bravely, empathetically, and thoughtfully with difficult content every week.
This week’s episode includes descriptions/sound related the following sensitive subjects:
Extreme Graphic Violence
Violence Against Children
Sexual Abuse of Children
Death by Communicable Disease
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The Myrtles Plantation
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