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Author Joe Kimball will be visiting several GRRL branches to discuss his new book "Secrets of the Congdon Mansion: The Unofficial Guide to Glensheen and the Congdon Murders."

Prepare for this spooky discussion with some other topical books about the Glensheen Mansion, creepy Minnesota history, and local frights you may not know about. 

 


Brian Leffler, Northern Minnesota Paranormal Investigators
Call Number: 133.1 Lef
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Tony Dierckins, Dennis O'Hara
Call Number: 728.8 Die
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Sharon Darby Hendry
Call Number: 364.1523 Hen
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Karen Melvin, Garrison Keillor, Paul Clifford Larson, Bette Jones Hammel, Melinda Nelson
Description: "Summit Avenue, grande dame of Victorian boulevards, is lined with magnificent turn-of-the-century mansions built by railroad magnates, lumber barons and captains of industry. Great Houses of Summit Avenue and the Hill District is a celebration of these homes on St. Paul's best-known and most beloved avenue. With a foreword by Garrison Keillor and fascinating stories penned by four award-winning writers including Paul Clifford Larson, Bette Hammel, Dave Kenney, and Melinda Nelson, the book opens the doors to more than two dozen legendary homes situated on America's best-preserved avenue from the era. Photographer Karen Melvin takes us along for a tour through stately mansions to view these remarkable architectural gems. Featuring the work of notable architects including Clarence Johnston, Cass Gilbert and Alan Stem, readers experience the interiors first-hand, including the home of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Richly illustrated with hundreds of photos, this book offers an irresistible invitation to step through the doors of these showcase homes to explain what we are all curious to know. Discover how the homeowners have restored the original grandeur and rich heritage of their homes while infusing them with new life and energy"--Amazon.com, viewed November 19, 2013.
Call Number: 720.9776 Mel
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Bruce Rubenstein
Call Number: 364.1523 Rub
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Tony Dierckins
Description: Inside these pages you will find 115 photos most never before seen by the public of Glensheen, the historic 22-acre Congdon estate along the Lake Superior shore in Duluth, Minnesota. Many were captured in 1909, when the Congdon's moved in, and show Glensheen just as Chester Congdon first envisioned it.
Call Number: 728.8 Die
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
John D Bessler
Call Number: 364.134 Bes
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Tony Dierckins, Maryanne C Norton
Call Number: 720.9776 Die
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Rhonda Fochs
Description: The second book in the Minnesota's lost towns series by Rhonda Fochs covers more than 125 central Minnesota locations, once found in twenty-six of Minnesota's central corridor counties. "Read how the towns were created, how they developed and lived, and why they died. Discover the people and places of Minnesota's past."--From page 4 of cover.
Call Number: 977.6 Foc
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Gary J. (Gary John) Brueggemann
Call Number: 364.1523 Bru
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Walter N. Trenerry
Format: eBook
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Adrian Lee
Call Number: 133.1 Lee
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Larry Millett
Call Number: 728.8 Mil
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Charles Kunkel
Call Number: 364.1523 Kun
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
John Farrell, Minnesota Crime Wave (Organization)
Description: "An anthology of mystery stories set in Minnesota and written by Minnesota authors. All of the mysteries have at least one element in common: each tale takes place at a fictional, but perhaps hauntingly familiar, Minnesota resort."--Container.
Call Number: FIC Res
Format: Audiobook
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Joe Kimball
Call Number: 364.1523 Kim
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Adrian Lee, International Paranormal Society
Description: Adrian Lee and his team from The International Paranormal Society relate their encounters with paranormal phenomena in the Christie House, in Long Prairie, Minnesota. He tells not only the history of the house itself and the family that lived there, but the ghostly history they found while investigating the 1901 home.
Call Number: 133.129 Lee
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
Jeffrey Taylor
Call Number: 364.1523 Tay
Format: Book
Date Added: Aug 15, 2017
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Ghosts : Minnesota's Other Natural Resource
Brian Leffler, Northern Minnesota Paranormal Investigators
133.1 Lef
Minnesota's Oldest Murder Mystery : The Case Of Edward Phalen, St. Paul's Unsaintly Pioneer
Gary J. (Gary John) Brueggemann
364.1523 Bru
Glensheen : The Official Guide To Duluth's Historic Congdon Estate
Tony Dierckins, Dennis O'Hara
728.8 Die
Murder In Minnesota [Electronic Resource] : A Collection Of True Cases
Walter N. Trenerry
Glensheen's Daughter : The Marjorie Congdon Story
Sharon Darby Hendry
364.1523 Hen
Mysterious Minnesota : Digging Up The Ghostly Past At 13 Haunted Sites
Adrian Lee
133.1 Lee
Great Houses Of Summit Avenue And The Hill District
Karen Melvin, Garrison Keillor, Paul Clifford Larson, Bette Jones Hammel, Melinda Nelson
720.9776 Mel
Once There Were Castles : Lost Mansions And Estates Of The Twin Cities
Larry Millett
728.8 Mil
Greed, Rage, And Love Gone Wrong : Murder In Minnesota
Bruce Rubenstein
364.1523 Rub
Raising Roger's Cross : [A Minnesota Story Of Torture, Murder, And One Community's Search For Truth]
Charles Kunkel
364.1523 Kun
Historic Glensheen 1905-1930 : Photographs From The Congdon Estate's First 25 Years
Tony Dierckins
728.8 Die
Resort To Murder: Thirteen Tales Of Mystery By Minnesota's Premier Writers [Audiobook]
John Farrell, Minnesota Crime Wave (Organization)
FIC Res
Legacy Of Violence : Lynch Mobs And Executions In Minnesota
John D Bessler
364.134 Bes
Secrets Of The Congdon Mansion : [The Unofficial Guide To Glensheen And The Congdon Murders]
Joe Kimball
364.1523 Kim
Lost Duluth : Landmarks, Industries, Buildings, Homes, And The Neighborhoods In Which They Stood
Tony Dierckins, Maryanne C Norton
720.9776 Die
The Haunting And History Of The Christie House, Long Prairie, Minnesota
Adrian Lee, International Paranormal Society
133.129 Lee
Minnesota Mayhem : A History Of Calamitous Events, Horrific Accidents, Dastardly Crime, & Dreadful Behavior In The Land Of Ten Thousand Lakes [E-book]
Ben Welter
The Pru-Bache Murder : The Fast Life And Grisly Death Of A Millionaire Stockbroker
Jeffrey Taylor
364.1523 Tay
Minnesota's Lost Towns. Central Edition
Rhonda Fochs
977.6 Foc