Wicked Vermont

Wicked Vermont

by Thea Lewis

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Overview

Author Thea Lewis takes a revealing ride through the unique and colorful history of the Green Mountain State.

Vermont is a picturesque landscape, but the idyllic setting hides a sometimes dark and desperate past. H.H. Holmes, America's first serial killer, may have been the University of Vermont's deadliest student. A Burlington resident made an empire partly by carrying contraband goods to and from Canada. The first United States president subject to a birther movement wasn't 44, but a much lower number. A Burlington schoolboy ran away with the circus and became an international sensation under the big top.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467138741
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/21/2018
Series: Wicked
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,188,125
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


Author and historian Thea Lewis is a Vermont native and the creator of Queen City Ghostwalk, the walking tour chosen "Best Scary Stroll" by Yankee magazine. Known as Vermont's Queen of Halloween, she's been scaring up history since 2002 with her haunted tours, special events and books for adults and children. Thea's other titles with The History Press include Haunted Burlington: Spirits of Vermont's Queen City, Ghosts and Legends of Lake Champlain and Haunted Inns and Ghostly Getaways of Vermont.

Table of Contents

Fearless, Flamboyant and Free 9

Embargo Schmargo 18

The End of the Line 26

That Rogue Royall Tyler 31

How Dry We Were: Prohibition in Vermont 39

The Devil Rider 51

The Murder of Sally Griswold 58

The Hermit of Champlain 67

Bom Over the Border 72

A Murderer Marks the Spot 81

Greedy John Hubbard 89

Apparently You Ain't Parents 93

Mildred Brewster Got a Gun 102

The Witch of Wall Street 109

Psycho Killer 115

True Detective Stories 122

Cunning Rascality 129

Merry Mary Rogers 132

Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves 138

Daddy and Peaches at the Equinox Hotel 143

Bibliography 149

Index 155

About the Author 160

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