The Bath School Disaster: America’s Forgotten School Bombing

Columbine, Virginia Tech,  Sandy Hook. These schools know the grief and sorrow that domestic terrorism brings. However, 72 years before Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold fired their first shots into their student peers, a disgruntled man by the name of Andrew Kehoe detonated bombs in the Bath Consolidated School on May 18th, 1927, killing over 40 people–including 38 school children.

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Bath School after the detonation. Image from Wikimedia Commons

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Untitled (Shelton’s POV): Chapter One

To read the prologue, you can find it here


It wasn’t every day that a middle class couple was executed in America. But then again, it wasn’t every day that you get two spies convicted of selling atomic secrets to the Soviets.

The Rosenbergs were the hot subject in Charley’s Bar: a place where men usually came to drink and smoke their troubles silently away. A frequent downtown goer would’ve noticed that us boys were completely distracted from our daily hobbies. Hell, even the cigarette smoke wasn’t all that bad. If anything was in the norm, we all still sipped away at our drinks while having arguments about the matter.

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