Hampton Roads Murder & Mayhem

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Hampton Roads is an iconic destination, but the "birthplace of America" has a nefarious past.

Dive into the story of cannibalism in the Jamestown colony and learn the gory details of the tale of the Witch of Pungo. Blackbeard and his men wreaked havoc in Hampton Roads before Virginians brought them to justice. Explore rarely told stories of lynchings, riots and a hoax involving none other than famed aviator Charles Lindbergh. Join author and historian Nancy E. Sheppard as she explores some of the darkest moments in Hampton Roads' vibrant history.

  • Pages: 176
  • Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
  • Imprint: The History Press
  • Series: Murder & Mayhem
  • Publication Date: 8th October 2018
  • Illustrations Note: Black and White
  • ISBN: 9781467140423
  • Format: Paperback
  • BISACs:
    HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
    TRUE CRIME / Murder / General
    TRUE CRIME / General