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Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-28-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
More RipperCon 2018 loot to give away. The crab...

More RipperCon 2018 loot to give away. The crab is a Chesapeake Bay delicacy. There is one other type of seafood for which the Chesapeake is known. In fact, that delicacy caused an unofficial "war"...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-28-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
Yes, Abby, it is the grave that the Poe Toaster...

Yes, Abby, it is the grave that the Poe Toaster visits or used to visit. Here is a more recent view, taken by Robert Anderson during the RipperCon 2016 bus tour...
Forum: Mary Ann Nichols 11-28-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 50
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
A period view and a modern view of Lambeth...

A period view and a modern view of Lambeth Workhouse --

http://www.musgroves.co.uk/images/LambethRenfrewxsm.jpg

https://londonfilmland.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/cinema-museum.jpg

See Victorian...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-28-2017, 10:16 AM
Replies: 135
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
Hi Patrick Yes you are correct -- Poe did not...

Hi Patrick

Yes you are correct -- Poe did not pan for gold. Congratulations.

Poe was on the East Coast in 1849, lecturing and in search for a new wife, his wife Virginia having died two years...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-28-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,408
Posted By ChrisGeorge
More RipperCon 2018 swag to be...

More RipperCon 2018 swag to be won!

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4564/37983595774_4a49fa1d82_c.jpg

Which one of these statements about Edgar Allan Poe is NOT true?

Born in Boston, attended West...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-27-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
As previously announced, the Convention Hotel for...

As previously announced, the Convention Hotel for RipperCon 2018 is the Lord Baltimore Hotel (website www.lordbaltimorehotel.com) where we have a block of rooms and where the Saturday night banquet...
Forum: Motive, Method and Madness 11-26-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,025
Posted By ChrisGeorge
The Ripper is usually said to have been a...

The Ripper is usually said to have been a "killer of strangers" which made him harder to trace than a killer who had known the victims well. This would have made it hard for the London police to...
Forum: Pub Talk 11-23-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 997
Posted By ChrisGeorge
RipperCon 2018 speaker and performer Tom DiVenti...

RipperCon 2018 speaker and performer Tom DiVenti muses on Charles Manson and his legacy:

https://www.splicetoday.com/writing/violence-should-be-fun
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-23-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 135
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
TOM DIVENTI—“Riffing on Baltimore”—RipperCon 2018...

TOM DIVENTI—“Riffing on Baltimore”—RipperCon 2018 Saturday night entertainer

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Former Baltimore Sun columnist Rafael Alvarez calls...
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 11-23-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,155
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
Hi Jeff I also saw Emlyn Williams in his one-man...

Hi Jeff

I also saw Emlyn Williams in his one-man show about Dickens, at Shriver Hall on the Johns Hopkins campus in Baltimore. It was a good evening!

This link might suggest the year was 1981:...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-22-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
To be truthful, the geography of London isn't my...

To be truthful, the geography of London isn't my strongpoint either. Being a child of two countries, I possibly know Manhattan, NYC, better than I know London.
Forum: Pub Talk 11-22-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 997
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Having a swastika on my forehead would make me...

Having a swastika on my forehead would make me cross.
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-22-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 135
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Posted By ChrisGeorge
Nah! Not possible! It is Piccadilly Circus with...

Nah! Not possible!

It is Piccadilly Circus with the memorial usually said to be of Eros being the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain. Info here...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-22-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,408
Posted By ChrisGeorge
More RipperCon swag to give away! This should be...

More RipperCon swag to give away!

This should be an easy one, so be fast with your answers!

The picture postcard of London at lower right is one of my favorite vintage cards, posted from an area...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-22-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,408
Posted By ChrisGeorge
You were first with the correct answers. Send me...

You were first with the correct answers. Send me your snail mail address by private message and I will get your loot off to you.
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-22-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,408
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Yes. Congratulations. I need to determine you...

Yes. Congratulations. I need to determine you were correct with the correct answer. Stay tuned.
Forum: Shades of Whitechapel 11-22-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,155
Views: 302,531
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Lest we forget. It was 54 years ago, on this...

Lest we forget. It was 54 years ago, on this date, November 22, 1962, that U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas.
Forum: Tumblety, Francis 11-22-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,996
Posted By ChrisGeorge
It would be my assumption that the police then as...

It would be my assumption that the police then as later would have sought to monitor the sexual activity of a man such as Tumblety and catch him "in the act." I would think that was the case in...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-22-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,408
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Phillip Walton at JtR Forums correctly named two...

Phillip Walton at JtR Forums correctly named two Jack the Ripper suspects who lived in Maryland and Virginia: Tumblety and Maybrick, respectively. Phillip's loot will be dispatched to him later...
Forum: General Suspect Discussion 11-21-2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,897
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Hello Jeff et al. GWU Professor Emeritus Casey...

Hello Jeff et al.

GWU Professor Emeritus Casey Smith will make a case for an obscure poet and printer, W. J. Ibbett, as a possible Jack the Ripper suspect at RipperCon in Baltimore in April....
Forum: Pub Talk 11-21-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 997
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Real Crime Profile Podcast Discussing Charles...

Real Crime Profile Podcast Discussing Charles Manson and "Young Charlie"

https://art19.com/shows/real-crime-profile-tunein/episodes/a90b0164-43b5-4ad8-9921-800ec02f0ab0
Forum: Pub Talk 11-20-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 634
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Happy birthday, Harry. Congratulations on...

Happy birthday, Harry. Congratulations on successfully completing the tandem skydive. Wow! http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3391/3480946546_76f0b0dc02_o.gif

Cheers

Chris ...
Forum: Conferences and Meetings 11-19-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,408
Posted By ChrisGeorge
RipperCon 2018 Speaker...

RipperCon 2018 Speaker Announcement!


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BERNARD BEAULÉ—“Tumblety: Historical and Criminal Evidence Issues”

Born a...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,662
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Correcting what I wrote in 2009 to the German...

Correcting what I wrote in 2009 to the German bell company about there being no illustration of Albert Bachert, a post by Jerry Dunlop at JtR Forums appears to correct that...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,662
Posted By ChrisGeorge
Hi Nelson Albert Bachert is certainly as "a...

Hi Nelson

Albert Bachert is certainly as "a person of interest." It has always seemed suspicious to me that he inserted himself into the case at so many different points, and as we know that's...
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