34 minutes | May 8, 2019

The Mysterious Death of Stuart Pierson (Part 1)

Kenyon College is Ohio's oldest and perhaps most hauntingly beautiful private liberal arts college. Its history is deep, and it's perplexing stories are many. In this first part of a two-part series, we delve into only one of Kenyon's many legends. Stuart Pierson was an eager but awkward teenager in 1905. He'd always had trouble making friends, and decided to pledge his father's fraternity in hopes of finding acceptance. There was no way he could have known that that choice would lead to his death...the circumstances of which remain unsolved even today. Come hear the legendary Ohio story that brought about sweeping changes in state laws on hazing.If you enjoy this episode, please rate, review and subscribe on your podcast platform. you can find Ohio Folklore at:facebook.com/ohiofolkloreAnd as always, keep wondering...
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