Lies, fraud, and a murder hotel

October 27, 2017

Hayley Guillou

During this spooky time of year, come hear the tale of one of history’s scariest figures, H.H. Holmes. From early on in life, H.H. Holmes led a life of deception. Holmes is best known for his “murder castle” constructed for the 1893 Chicago World Fair, but he also stole cadavers for insurance scams, was married to multiple women simultaneously, and sold the skeletons of his victims to medical schools.