Gilded Age Murder & Mayhem in the Berkshires by Andrew K. Amelinckx

By Andrew K. Amelinckx

homicide and darkish deeds shadowed the extravagance of the Gilded Age within the Berkshires of Massachusetts. in the summertime of 1893, a tall and well-dressed burglar plundered the large summer time mansions of the higher crust. a trip from President Teddy Roosevelt in 1902 led to tragedy while a trolley vehicle smashed into the presidential carriage, killing a mystery carrier agent. stunning the state, a psychotic millworker opened hearth on a packed streetcar, leaving 3 useless and 5 wounded. From awl murders to botched financial institution jobs, writer Andrew Amelinckx dredges up the forgotten underbelly of the Berkshires with unforgettable tales of greed, jealousy and insanity from the Gilded Age.

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