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6 Louisville Podcast Episodes for October


Here are 6 hair-raising podcast episodes that take place in River City to add to your October listening list.

Tune in + freak out to these stories covering everything from the start of Hillcrest Avenue’s Halloween decor to the 1993 UFO showdown with the Jefferson County Police.


Waverly Hills Sanatorium | Photo by @theghoulguide + @ayeitzkinedy

“How Did Hillcrest Avenue Become Halloween Headquarters?”

Curious Louisville

This 5-minute episode tells the origin story of Crescent Hill’s most decorated street + what it’s like to be a homeowner there.

Withering Heights”


This award-winning, non-fiction podcast with an Amazon TV series, shares the tale of Waverly Hills Sanatorium.

Eastern Cemetery in Louisville, Kentucky”

The Ordinary, Extraordinary Cemetery

Hear the extraordinary story of Eastern Cemetery, located on Baxter Avenue next to the famous Cave Hill Cemetery, on how it became the most over-buried commercial cemetery in America + how 1 group is helping it survive.

The Legend of the Pope Lick Monster”

Southern Mysteries

Host, Shannon Ballard, unpacks the urban legend of the Goatman that lives beneath the railroad trestle over Pope Lick Creek.

Mechanical Monsters!”

The Past and The Curious History

On this episode of Louisvillan Mick Sullivan’s kid-friendly podcast, Louisville museum educator Heather Gotlib shares her original story about Mary Shelley + Sullivan tells the story of a chess-playing robot.

Aliens Over Kentucky”

UFO Chronicles Podcast

Listen to Louisville natives Jacob and Jenny Floyd — aka the Frightening Floyds — recount extraterrestrial events + encounters from their book, “Aliens Over Kentucky,” including a story about the 1993 showdown between Jefferson County Police + a UFO.

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