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Matton, IL/ Pascagoula, MS

Season 7, Ep. 6

Burger King. It was here that the “Mad Gasser” would grip the town in fear for a few weeks in 1944.


Wikipedia article about Mattoon, Illinois

Wikipedia article about Mad Gasser of Mattoon

americanhauntingsink.com/madgasser

jg-tc.com/news/author-claims-to-have-solved-mystery-of-mad-gassers-identity/article_2a2b65fc-91c3-5bb6-b989-dd2f9ed2a5e2.html

atsdr.cdc.gov/csem/carbon-tetrachloride/toxicological_effects.html


During WWII Pascagoula’s population tripled overnight. This small coastal town mostly known for its fishing soon became a hub for the war effort, churning out battleships. This surge of growth brought many strangers to town, but none stranger then the phantom barber of Pascagoula.


blog.newspapers.com/the-phantom-barber-of-pascagoula/

historyofyesterday.com/the-phantom-barber-of-pascagoula-e4c9a21ba2bf

mentalfloss.com/article/55316/strange-states-mississippis-phantom-barber-pascagoula

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