History Detectives tackles the case of a man who collects war munitions and has snapped up an item at an estate auction that looked like a Civil War-era weapon.
On closer inspection, and after consulting with other collectors, he decides he has a grave alarm, an explosive device meant to guard against grave robbers. Is this a grave alarm?
History Detectives unearths tales of body snatching and cadaver dissecting, unusual crimes and the most unlikely suspects.
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- Also in Industrialization: 1870-1900 Liberty Bell Pin Was one of America’s most iconic symbols melted down into a mere memento?
- Also in Season 7 Connecticut Farmhouse Why did this Connecticut farmhouse have so many owners in such a short space of time?
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