124 Typhoid Mary

August 23, 2023

Does Typhoid Mary still haunt this earth? Typhoid Mary was one of the most famous cases of an asymptomatic carrier of disease. Mary Mallon was forced to spend the last 20-plus years of her life on North Brother Island in New York. Did she leave her spirit behind? Listen and you decide!

Questions Discussed in this Episode

Who was Mary Mallon? How did she get infected and why did she get others sick? How many people did she get sick? What happened that lead to her capture? Why was she quarantined twice? Why do we still talk about her today?


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Sources for this Week’s Episode

Haunted Long Island: Paranormal Experiences & Spooky Historic Sites

North Brother Island

Hauntings of North Brother Island – NY Ghosts

The Real Life of Mary Mallon, the Infamous Typhoid Mary

Typhoid Mary: The Plague Doctors Right Hand Woman! | Ask Mystic Investigations

The Haunted Key West Lighthouse | Ghosts of the Key West Lighthouse

Paranormal Asylum: The Revenge of Typhoid Mary streaming

Typhoid Mary lived and died on NYC’s North Brother Island

See the Abandoned and Inaccessible Island Where Typhoid Mary Died | Vanity Fair

TYPHOID MARY — American Hauntings

NY Ghosts – Typhoid Mary: History & Ghosts

Music for this episode was performed by Michael Rivers
“Pat Facts” and “Ghost Story” themes by Mondo
“Time for a Debate” theme by Gail Gallagher