Today, in honor of Halloween weekend, we're revisiting an episode about vampirism. Starting in the late 1700s and running for a century, small rural communities in New England were sometimes stricken with a panicked fear that the dead were somehow feeding off the living, and many graves were exhumed in the hopes of ending the attacks.
If you'd like to visit the original episode, you can find it here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/new-england-vampire-panic.htm
You can find the show notes for the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-vampire-panic.htm
Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics