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History Goes Bump Podcast


Ghost tours for the theater of the mind! Join Diane as she explores the haunted history of locations, people and events. Each episode features a Moment in Oddity and This Month in History segment. Join us for chills and you might even learn something!

Feb 20, 2020

Victor is an old mining town founded during the Victorian era in the Pikes Peak area of Colorado. This was a town founded by a couple of brothers and home for miners working the nearly 500 gold fields located in the nearby mountains. This was a typical mining town full of saloons, brothels and streets paved with gold. Today, Victor is a historic mining district where one can still find a room in a historic hotel and do a little gambling in a nearby town. And just like so many mining towns, there are reputedly ghosts here as well. Diane's mom, Annette Student, will be joining us as we share the history and haunts of Victor, Colorado! Moment in Oddity was suggested by Chelsea Flowers and features the real reason Lilac bushes were planted and This Month in History features Parentalia. Our location was suggested by Melissa Potter.

Check out the website: http://historygoesbump.com

Show notes can be found here: https://historygoesbump.blogspot.com/2020/02/hgb-ep-328-victor-colorado.html

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The following music is from https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/:

"Vanishing" by Kevin MacLeod (Moment in Oddity)
"In Your Arms" by Kevin MacLeod (This Month in History)

License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

All other music licensing: PODCASTMUSIC.COM License Synchronization, Mechanical, Master Use and Performance Direct License for a Single Podcast Series under current monthly subscription.

Bootlegg Strutt by 5 Alarm Music