The Vampire Panic of Rhode Island, Lauren McDonnough, Operation History,
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This is the fourth episode of our 2021 Halloween Season series 👻🧛‍♀️ In this episode, Lauren McDonough, cohost of Operation History,  tells us about the nineteenth-century vampire scare of Rhode Island. Yep, you heard me right, vampire scare!

Lauren describes herself as a 20-something corn miller with a master's in colonial American history. She is one of four cohosts of the podcast Operation History, a podcast where four history majors come together to discuss, debate, and educate all matters of history. Topics range from the dawn of time to the end of the 20th century (and everywhere in between).

Resources

Operation History

Twitter: @OperationHist

Website: https://operationhistorypodcast.wordpress.com

Food for the Dead: On the Trail of New England's Vampires, by Michael E. Bell

Episodes mentioned:

Spooky New England Folklore and History:  https://open.spotify.com/episode/5aPtErUDKXJLAKePcyagsR

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