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Season 3

27 :03x01 - Destiny Stone; Niagra Falls; Madness of Mary Todd

Jul/03/2015
Don visits a famous London church that set the stage for an audacious heist; a natural wonder that Mother Nature herself threatened to shut down; and a prison that once housed a famous first lady.

Source: Travel Channel

28 :03x02 - Freedom Balloon; First Film Star; Freud's Therapy Dog

Jul/10/2015
Don examines a barrier that gave rise to one of history’s most daring escapes; gazes upon a star that honors a founding figure of Hollywood’s celebrity culture; and admires the statue of a pioneering psychiatrist who inspired another lifesaving type of therapy.

Source: Travel Channel

29 :03x03 - Harlem Hellfighters; Resurrected Jockey; Invention of Braille

Jul/17/2015
On 142nd Street in New York City stands an obelisk that honors the soldiers of the 369th Infantry Regiment - better known as the Harlem Hellfighters. This African-American combat unit fought valiantly in combat overseas during World War I, yet their greatest battles were waged by fellow Americans. Jockeys have been racing horses at Southern California's Santa Anita Park track for over a century. Though many may claim to be "dying" to win, so far just one has actually done so...and then lived to tell the tale. And the legendary Pantheon in Paris houses a bust of a 19th century Frenchman whose invention brought literacy to the blind. The innovation was created with the very instrument that took away his sight.

Source: Travel Channel

30 :03x04 - Savior of the Squalus; Man Who Saved Pisa; Candy Bomber

Jul/24/2015
A maritime nightmare is remembered and the sweet tale of a war hero is looked at during a visit to a German park.

31 :03x05 - Ellis Island, Sailing Stones, Volcano Curse

Jul/30/2015
New York's Ellis Island is filled with the history of the millions of immigrants who passed through its historic buildings. But one famous family, immortalized in a classic film, almost never made it through at all. Deep inside California's Death Valley National Park lies a dried-out lake bed containing a set of mysterious stones which seemingly have the ability to sail across the sand, baffling scientists to this day. And in San Antonio, Texas is a legendary and hallowed fortress which once saw one of America's most famous battles. Some believe that a vast treasure may be buried somewhere within its stone walls.

Source: Travel Channel

32 :03x06 - Pretender Prince; The Lunch That Changed America; The Lie Factory

Jul/31/2015
New York's Ellis Island is filled with the history of the millions of immigrants who passed through its historic buildings. But one famous family, immortalized in a classic film, almost never made it through at all. Deep inside California's Death Valley National Park lies a dried-out lakebed containing a set of mysterious stones which seemingly have the ability to sail across the sand, baffling scientists to this day. And in San Antonio, Texas is a legendary and hallowed fortress which once saw one of America's most famous battles. Some believe that a vast treasure may be buried somewhere within its stone walls.

Source: Travel Channel

33 :03x07 - Eureka Springs Cancer Hotel, Female Paul Revere, New Orleans Savior

Aug/06/2015
The landmark town of Eureka Springs, Arkansas has attracted visitors to its legendary mineral springs for more than a century. In 1937 a flamboyant businessman named Norman Baker opened a cancer hospital in the former Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs. But some people began to question whether Baker was doing his patients more harm than good. In Carmel, New York is a bronze statue of a mounted teenage girl named Sybil Ludington. Like the much more famous Paul Revere, Ludington was known to have made a daring ride to warn the local militia of approaching British troops. In the high altitude town of Nederland, Colorado is an unlikely monument - a simple storage shed. In 1994, an eccentric local woman named Aud Morstol set off a firestorm of controversy when local authorities discover the ghastly contents of the shed in back of her house.

Source: The Travel Channel

34 :03x08 - The Real Q; Alibi Clock; Sasquatch in a Shell

Aug/07/2015
The Tower of London is an ancient fortress designed to defend and imprison. But few realize it also became the inspiration for a duo of tricksters to make an audacious bid for the throne. A large sculpture in downtown Wichita, Kansas depicts a scene of customers at a drugstore lunch counter. In fact, it commemorates a groundbreaking moment in the struggle for civil rights in America. And on a quiet block in Monrovia, California is the home of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Upton Sinclair. Few may remember that he almost won election as California's governor - but instead became the target of the first political smear campaign in U.S. electoral history.

Source: Travel Channel

35 :03x09 - Sleeping Prophet, Mysterious Death of Mozart, Unsung Hero

Aug/13/2015
In Hopkinsville, Kentucky's Riverside Cemetery is a simple stone grave marker for an individual named Edgar Cayce. This humble man is now considered one of the most important American psychics of the 20th century. But did he really have the power to heal the sick? In Brooklyn, New York's Prospect Park is a bronze bust of the Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. This brilliant musical prodigy died tragically at the young age of thirty-five. But was he a victim of murder? Denver, Colorado's Cheesman Park is a lovely urban green space, but few visitors here are aware of its sinister history. Formerly a dilapidated cemetery, this park is haunted by a ghastly episode from its past, which is said to have spawned a hell storm of paranormal activity and believed to have helped inspire a legendary horror film.

Source: The Travel Channel

36 :03x10 - Piggy Bank, All the King's Horses, Funeral to Freedom

Aug/14/2015
A simple plaque that salutes a young boy and his pig; a medieval tower; historic gravesite with a flight to freedom...

Source: The Travel Channel

37 :03x11 - American Venus, Alien Abduction, Man Versus Bear

Aug/20/2015
Scattered around New York City are three statues inspired by the same stunning model, who was a muse to hundreds of artists. But another man's obsession with her went far beyond fine art. In Arizona, the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest is home to over 400 species of wildlife and over 680 miles of rivers and streams. But this tranquil oasis was also the site of a bizarre and chilling encounter and a mysterious disappearance that many are convinced was an alien abduction. And the city of Buffalo, New York lends its name to a fiery and famous all-American food. But this culinary creation sparked an investigation and fierce debate that is still ongoing today.

Source: The Travel Channel

38 :03x12 - Pickles Saves the World Cup, Strowger Switch, Rebel Rose

Aug/21/2015
A monument to a great moment in English sporting history found in the London neighborhood of West Ham and A tour of a cemetery in St. Petersburg that honors an undertaker who inadvertently revolutionized the way people communicate are featured.

39 :03x13 - First Circus Elephant, Greenbrier Ghost, Daredevil Hoaxster

Aug/27/2015
In Somers, New York, is a 20-foot granite obelisk on top of which sits a statue of a most unlikely pioneer - an elephant. "Old Bet" first arrived in America in 1805 and went on to a storied career as the first circus elephant. And although ten years later, she met a tragic fate, her legacy lives on. In a quiet graveyard in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, is a historic marker to the "Greenbrier Ghost." After a beautiful young woman dies, her mother receives a paranormal message from her daughter's ghost from beyond the grave, purportedly informing her that it was her husband who killed her.

Source: The Travel Channel

40 :03x14 - Black Magic, Tobacco Heir, Everest Disaster

Aug/28/2015
Host Don Wildman heads to sunny Pasadena to explore the mysterious death of renowned scientist, investigate the murder of gaudy heir and his celebrity wife, and probe the true story behind one of Mt. Everest's deadliest disasters.

Source: Travel Channel

41 :03x15 - Grand Central Occult, Superhero Surfer, Scotty's Castle

Sep/03/2015
Grand Central Terminal in New York City is the location of a remarkable ceiling mural that some believe contains symbols of the occult and may reveal a secret message from a shadowy group of elites. On Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii is a remarkable wooden statue of Duke Kahanamoku, whose extraordinary aquatic skills were put to the ultimate test. And in Charleston, South Carolina the thick walls of the Charleston Jail once housed a beautiful but notorious killer, who some believe may still haunt these grim chambers to this day.

Source: The Travel Channel

42 :03x16 - Stockholm Syndrome, Soviet Who Saved the World, Barbara Rose

Sep/04/2015
Located in the center of Stockholm, Sweden is Norrmalmstorg Square, an elegant plaza known for its high-end shops. Yet this fashionable spot was also the site of terrifying heist that gave rise to a new psychological phenomenon. Boynton Beach, Florida is home to a small granite monument that memorializes the Cuban Missile Crisis. Unbeknownst to many, the near catastrophic war could've ended very differently were it not for the courage of a little known Russian. And near the state capitol building in Richmond, Virginia stands a life-sized bronze statue of a teen activist who led a quiet fight for equal education rights.

Source: The Travel Channel

43 :03x17 - Devil's Music, Fisherman's Wharf, Teddy Bear

Sep/10/2015
In Clarksdale, Mississippi, is a monument comprised of three massive guitars, known as the Crossroads Monument. It marks the spot where legendary bluesman Robert Johnson is said to have made a deal with the devil which endowed him with his renowned musical skills. In San Francisco, California, Fisherman's Wharf is a tourist mecca and the long-time home of the city's commercial fishing fleet. But in the 1850s, this site was also at the center of one of the biggest scandals in the history of San Francisco. In Southern Alaska, the Chugach National Forest is the site of a mysterious 1972 small aircraft disappearance, involving two of the most powerful men in the U.S. Congress, Congressmen Hale Boggs and Nick Begich. The facts of this incident suggest the cause may be rooted in something more sinister than a weather-related crash.

Source: The Travel Channel

44 :03x18 - Gunpowder Plot, Yellowstone, Cops are Robbers

Sep/11/2015
Host Don Wildman examines the 17th century plot that threatened Parliament, treks to a Wyoming mountain to uncover the true story that inspired America's first national park, and visits a Massachusetts night deposit box.

Source: The Travel Channel
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Drama | Family | Mystery | Thriller | Travel
Status: Returning Series
Network: travel CHANNEL ( USA)
Airs: Thursdays, Fridays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: July 17, 2012
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