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Dive Into Unsolved Murder Of Joseph Capshaw
Updated October 23, 2014 10:26 AM | Filed under: Event
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(OOLITIC) - This evening you can dive into one of Lawrence County's mysteries, the 1908 unsolved murder of Joseph Capshaw in Oolitic.

The Lawrence County Museum of History will present "The Kapshaw Caper" historic walk, haunted talk and supper starting at 6 p.m. in the Oolitic Firehouse.

You can buy tickets at the museum located at 929 15th St. The price is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for those 18 and younger.

Joseph Kapshaw disappeared from his home at Oolitic on March 24, 1908 and he was believed to have been murdered. His body was found floating in a deep hole by workmen at a stone quarry.

Those attending will hear from a livery owner, an IU professor, a lady of ill repute, a prosecutor, and more, as Oolitic's dead tell their tales.

After the tour and supper visitors will hear from a local paranormal group regarding their investigations into Oolitic historic sites.



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