H.H. Holmes On the North Side

We’ve been making more regular stops at one of H.H. Holmes former spots on the North Side, at which he had both a house and a “glass bending” factory that was thought to have been a body dump / spot for cremations. Some months ago we noticed the strange flickering light there; most nights I Read More…

Tour Report!

We interrupt this month of historical posts for a report on tonight’s tour…. An interesting night – the loud noise in the Florentine Ballroom was back, but it wasn’t the same noise I heard before – it was coming from the ceiling, and sounded like someone dropping hammers and tools on the roof. However, there Read More…

A Holmes mystery solved!

One of the great mysteries of the H.H. Holmes story revolves around Benjamin Pietzel, Holmes’ accomplice who became a victim, along with three of his children, as dramatically portrayed in “Devil in the White City.” THe mystery? How do you pronounce his name? Documentaries about Holmes tend to be all over the map here – Read More…