Date: August 6, 1887
Location: Bibb County, GA
Victim: The Woolfolk Family (9 people)
Cause of Death: Blows from an axe
Accused: Tom Woolfolk
Greed, jealousy, revenge, obsession – the motives of America’s gas-lit murders are universal and timeless. Yet their stories are tightly bound to a particular place and time; uniquely American, uniquely 19th Century.