The Merry Thanksgiving of the Burglar and Plumber, 1895 – PDT3K – American History

Our craziest Thanksgiving special yet! This unexpectedly weird story tells of a lone woman who hates union plumbers, who gets an unexpected visitor in the night. Featuring guest co-host Jon.

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Co-hosts: Jon Carnes

Main Sources

Thanet, O. (1895). “The Merry Thanksgiving of the Burglar and Plumber.” McClure’s Magazine. Retrieved November 18, 2017, from:

Maps, pics, references, and more at Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff.

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