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Posted October of 2009...
Ok folks, we were out last night guiding ghost tours and speaking with our guest, a ghost whisper, she randomly asks...'What was up on the hill?' she is pointing towards the 'new ' park ... 'Why?' our producer asks... "I hear cheering crowds and see men walking, wearing shabby hand made sports uniforms, up that way'... we tell her that was once the baseball field ...
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Posted March 20, 2011
For more than 80 years a cloud of mystery has lingered around the shooting of two prominent Norcross brothers, Joe and Orin Simpson.They were shot in a Duluth field, both in their backs. But the reports were conflicting. This story ran in the Feb. 22, 1922 edition of the "Gwinnett Journal":
Joe and Orin Simpson, brothers, farmers in Gwinnett County were shot and killed by Deputy Sheriff Victor Dowis when they refused to allow the officer to search their automobile for whiskey.
Dowis surrendered to higher authorities and after a search of the automobile no moonshine was found. Dowis apparently received a tip, some may say a set-up, that someone was loading the booze by the barrel in to an automobile just outside the limits of Duluth, Georgia.
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