Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Making the Headlines

When the Gribble House murders happened in December of 1909, the City of Savannah was stunned, and so was the nation.  Dubbed as "the most diabolical crime" to every hit Savannah by the Savannah Morning News, stories of the murders quickly blew through the country, ending up as far away as a paper in Colorado.

While researching the history of the house, Garry and I spent many hours in the Live Oak Public Library as well as the Georgia Historical Society panning through slides of old newspapers in order to make sure we got the story just right.

Below are some scans from newspapers all around the country that you can read and piece the story together yourself.