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.
- Also with Wes Cowan Cast Iron Eagle Did this 12-foot-high eagle once grace the old Grand Central Station in Manhattan?
- Also with Wes Cowan Lawrence Billy Club Was this truncheon used in the famous Bread and Roses labor strike?
- Related Investigation Society Circus Program Why are some of New York's wealthiest planning a circus at the depth of the Great Depression?
- Also with Wes Cowan Long Expedition Is this the site of the one of the most significant expeditions in the United States?
- Related Investigation Seadrome Did floating airports dot the Atlantic before modern air travel?
- Also in Season 7 Birthplace Of Hip Hop Did this Bronx apartment building give birth to a culture that now spans the globe?
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