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Welcome to 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast!

This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.

In five words: We Make History Come Alive

1001 Heroes has delivered 5 million episode listens worldwide since our first episode (Gremlins) in 2015. 

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Jack the Ripper: Mayhem in Whitechapel

Bonnie & Clyde: Born To Die (Pts 1 and 2)

The Battle of Midway: Turning Point

Unsung Heroes of The Revolution (1 and 2)

Amelia Earhart (1 and 2)

 The Lost Colony (1 and 2)

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Aug 22, 2015

The ubrupt disappearance of the Mary Celeste's Captain, his wife and two year old daughter, and the remaining crew of seven, in December of 1872 in the North Atlantic, has been the subject of countless books, articles, and speculation for nearly 150 years. The Mary Celeste was discovered adrift with no one aboard. Evidence showed that the occupants on board had left quickly to avoid some sort of impending danger...but what? And why would they give up the safety of a 180 ton brigantine to that of a 20 foot lifeboat?  Sources: Begg, Paul (2007). Mary Celeste:The Greatest Mystery of the Sea. Harlow, Essex: Pearson Education Ltd/ Fanthorpe, Lionel, Fanthorp, Patricia (1997) The World's greatest Unsolved Mysteries: Toronto" Hornslow Press. Chase, Sea. the Mystery of Nova Scotia's Infamous Mary Celeste. Article. Smithsonian Mag. Special thanks to Captain David Williams for allowing us permission to use portions of his well-researched re-enactment of the abandoning of the Mary Celeste from his web page www.deafwhale.com/mary-celeste. Also see his article on why whales are beaching themselves. Thanks to the painstaking research of many, and especially experienced sea captain David Williams with his website www.deafwhale.com, we may have the answer.