It is a town where the tracks meet the trail, a town full of character and rich history. Dating back to its first settlers in 1828, Pleasant Hill, MO, part of the Van Buren County, now called Cass County, accounts its initial population count at 40 inhabitants according to an 1844 record. But what makes this town so impressive and intriguing are its stories not found in any mere textbook, no, these stories are passed down over the years, documented for us to listen, learn, and in a way help us catch a glimpse of times gone by.
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a mystery as ‘something not understood or beyond understanding’ an enigma. But what makes people so intrigued by mystery? You know the saying, ‘fearful of the unknown’ or in more psychological terms, xenophobia.