?A tragic event carries several citizens into a raging river and to their deaths…
?An eccentric with a fascination for chemicals blows himself up at the Salem Hotel…
Through the use of primary documents, these and other fascinating stories of Winston and Salem’s past are vividly brought to life. Jennifer Bean Bower, associate curator of photographic collections at Old Salem Museums & Gardens, has spent many years collecting accounts of the extraordinary historic events that have occurred in her hometown of Winston-Salem. Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem covers 118 years of history and introduces readers to real-life characters and stories not soon to be forgotten.
|Publisher:||History Press, The|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Jennifer Bean Bower is an award-winning writer, native Tar Heel, and graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Bower is the author of North Carolina Aviatrix Viola Gentry: The Flying Cashier; Animal Adventures in North Carolina; Winston & Salem: Tales of Murder, Mystery and Mayhem; and Moravians in North Carolina.