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Grave of Mercy Brown
The final resting place of New England's last vampire.
Nazca culture, Peru
Plundered and left asunder by grave robbers, this ancient necropolis has been painstakingly pieced back together.
Added by Dylan
Dargavs Village: City of the Dead
This ancient village and its adjoining cemetery have a beautiful history of death and remembrance.
Added by ekoptev
Museum of Vampires and Legendary Creatures
The macabre collection of Jacques Sirgent, an expert scholar on the undead and all of their trappings.
Melnik, Czech Republic
Melník Chapel of Bones
Underneath this small church are 15,000 bones, arranged by an obsessive academic.
F-3 P-2, India
Skeleton Lake of Roopkund, India
A lake with hundreds of ancient skeletons surrounding it. The surprise is what killed them…
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The 10 Iconic Cemeteries That Made Death Beautiful
The history of the rural cemetery movement, which brought Victorians to picnic among tombstones.
October 06, 2016
Plaster Citizens of Pompeii
The last moments of the ill-fated Pompeiians, frozen forever in plaster.
Aokigahara Suicide Forest
Resting in Mount Fuji's shadow, suicide forest lies a shrouded by death, the world's second most popular suicide location.
Los Angeles, California
Los Feliz Murder Mansion
Left untouched since a double murder-suicide in the 1960s, Los Feliz murder mansion remains a neighborhood mystery.
Brooklyn, New York
First Maryland Regiment Mass Grave
The mass grave of a heroic Revolutionary War regiment sits below an empty lot near the Gowanus Canal.
Added by Oliver Hong
Site of the Boston Massacre
The American Revolution was galvanized into serious action due to the tragic clash with British soldiers that occurred at this location.
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In the 16th Century, the Best Office Decor was a Tiny Rotting Corpse
Miniature memento moris were all the rage for around 300 years.
May 31, 2016
Putim, Czech Republic
The mystery of the Putim Ossuary involves a tricorn hat.
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January 07, 2016
Wilton, New Hampshire
Captain Sam Greele Monument
A small obelisk marks the spot where Captain Sam Greele was killed by a falling tree
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