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Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem (Murder & Mayhem)

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A young man charged with murder is marched through the streets of Winston and Salem and hanged on the outskirts of town... A tragic event carries several citizens into a raging river and to their deaths... An eccentric with a fascination for chemicals blows himself up at the Salem Hotel...

Through the use of primary documents these and other fascinating stories of Winston a

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Paperback, 127 pages
Published October 23rd 2007 by History Press (SC) (first published September 1st 2007)
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Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem
By Jennifer Bean Bower
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In “Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem” Jennifer Bean Bower tells the bloody old history of the twin cities of North Carolina. Winston-Salem resulted from the merger of two smaller cities whose downtown areas were separated by mere blocks. Despite being separate the towns of Winston and Salem had been referred to collectively as Winston Salem for some time be
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Jennifer Bean Bower is an award-winning writer, native Tar Heel, and graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Bower is the author of North Carolina Aviatrix Viola Gentry: The Flying Cashier; Animal Adventures in North Carolina; Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem; and Moravians in North Carolina. She lives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with her husband La ...more
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