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Old Weird America: Belle Gunness

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Program Type: Lecture
Age: Adult

Join historian Cathy Polovina as she follows her curiosity and explores "Old Weird America," to look a bit closer at a variety of adventurous, innovative, and unusual characters throughout American history.

Belle Gunness: The Female Serial Killer Who May Have Gotten Away With Murder
In the late 19th c, men came to Belle’s rural Indiana farm, lured by personal ads with the promise of work or even marriage and were never seen again. Local folks said she produced fine sausages.