October 17, 2019

Frankie Silver: A Woman Hanged | Episode 1, part 1, “Charlie Goes Missing”

“Frankie Silver: A Woman Hanged” is the story of a gruesome death, prisoner disguise and escape, and the eventual hanging of a young woman found guilty of murdering her husband in 1831.  Episode 1, host Andrea Gabriel talks with archivists Chris Meekins and Debbie Blake as they introduce the characters, time and place, and circumstances of the crime.

Special guest: NY Times best-seller, Sharyn McCrumb (http://www.sharynmccrumb.com/)

See the documents mentioned in the episode at the State Archives of North Carolina's History For All the People blog.

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