Conspiracy Realists


017: Roanoke and the Death of Edgar Allan Poe

Season 1, Ep. 17

After a week-long hiatus, Austin and Nick are back! This week, Conspiracy Realists are taking a look at the mysterious circumstances around the death of famous author, Edgar Allan Poe. Did he drink himself to death? Was he mugged? Who was Reynolds? And why, on his deathbed, did Poe mutter the word, "Croatoan?" In fact, Croatoan has been linked to several mysterious disappearances including the infamous robber, Black Bart, author Ambrose Bierce, and Amelia Earhart.

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