History Detectives - Season 1, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

Sheridan's House; Mark Twain Watch; Prisoner Poem

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Questions for the detectives: Was an Oregon house once occupied by Civil War general Phil Sheridan? Was an Oregonian's watch given to his grandfather by Mark Twain? And how did a poem written in England by an American POW during the Revolutionary War end up in Salem, Ore.? Detectives include appraisers Wesley Cowan and Elyse Luray, Columbia University architectural-history professor Gwendolyn Wright and University of Pennsylvania sociologist Tukufu Zuberi.

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