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Case 73: The Lady in the Barrel

Case 73: The Lady in the Barrel

By Casefile Presents

On September 15 1878, three teenage boys were tending to cattle in the woods near Silver Lake in Staten Island when they discovered a wooden barrel sticking out of the mud. Excited about the potential treasure that lay within, they frantically dug at the barrel with sticks.


Episode narrated by the Anonymous Host
Researched and written by Anna Priestland

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