Wisconsin, believe it or not, is intricately tied to one of the strangest cases of religious history in the United States.

In the mid-1800s, a schism appeared in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. What followed would be possibly the only coronation of a king on American soil.

It’s a sordid tale of robbery, religious zealots, and overbearing rules about underpants. Mary and Colin will reveal the history of James Strang and his Mormon Kingdom on the next episode of Muskrat House.

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