October 28, 2019

Frankie Silver: A Woman Hanged | Episode 2, part 2, “Frankie Goes to Trial”

“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 2, host Andrea Gabriel talks with archivists Chris Meekins and Debbie Blake for a recount of Frankie Silver’s trial and appeal.

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

More episodes

Load more

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App