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Qtown Podcast 003 Haunted Quincy, Illinois Part 2 of 2

By Travis on October 24, 2010

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On the Second part of the Qtown Halloween podcast special we continue our discussion with the River Town Paranormal Society. On this episode we discuss the day to day operation of a paranormal investigation team. We discuss methods of investigations, equipment used, different theories  about what ghosts are and how their presences may be experienced. […]

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Qtown Podcast 002 Haunted Quincy, Illinois Part 1 of 2

By Travis on October 21, 2010

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10 months in the Making, the 2nd Qtown Podcast is here. This is part 1 of a 2 part interview with Quincy, Illinois paranormal investigation group River Town Paranormal Society (RTPS). In part 1 we discuss and list out the places in Quincy, Illinois most often labeled as being Haunted. RTPS gives their specific input […]

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Remembering Forgottonia

By Travis on October 9, 2010

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The small town of Fandon, Illinois just northeast of Quincy played an important role in a farcical state succession movement in the 1970’s.

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The Levee Walker

By Travis on March 24, 2010

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From the darkness, a small light emerges growing larger as it grows closer and closer. During my teenage years it was common for groups of teens to venture to the river bottoms and see if the Levee walker was to make an appearance, the bravest calling out his name, challenging him to appear. Most teens […]

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Father Augustine Tolton

By Travis on March 17, 2010

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Many polarizing figures in history posses a innate ability stare hardships and adversity in the eyes, and then overcome them. Father Augustine Tolton, the first ordained African American priest in the United States lived a lifetime of rising above the adversity in which he came to know all to well. In 1853 Augustine Tolton was […]

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Qtown Podcast 001

By Travis on January 23, 2010

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Here is is the first Qtown podcast with Travis and Liz. We had to share one microphone instead of the planned two mic setup, future shows will continue to improve in audio. This will hopefully become a regular weekly or biweekly feature of Qtown. Here’s the Shownotes • The new Qtown Website Contributor Feature • […]

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The Edge of the Tracks

By Travis on November 9, 2009

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The next time you find yourself in Clat Adams park look towards the bay. You will noticed two large stone foundations rising from the water. A small replica of a lighthouse sits on one foundation which is found on the southeast region of Quinssippi island. On the Quincy side you will find the pier restaurant […]

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The Blind Man’s Axe

By Travis on August 30, 2009

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An unsolved Mystery from the area’s past left two people dead and changed the life of one man.

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