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  • Cemeteries and graves are iconic Halloween imagery.
    3 grave-yard dwelling entities
    Halloween is usually associated with everything scary. Monsters, murderers, blood and gore appear in lots of movies aimed at teenage-audiences while younger children enjoy cartoons that include characters and storylines with slightly spooky plots...
  • Is The Clown Motel haunted?
    Is The Clown Motel haunted?
    It is easy to understand why a clown-themed motel next to an old cemetery in a mining town would be assumed to be haunted. In fact, The Clown Motel has been called, at least around the internet, “the most haunted motel in America.” The...
  • How Do You Research After 1940?
    How Do You Research After 1940?
    You found your ancestor on the 1940 Census with her parents, but you do not know enough about the family to research them further. No one in the family remembers anything that can help you find more documentation. What should you do? Follow along...
  • Chicago Cemetery
    Graveyard etiquette 101: The basics
    Graveyards are the perfect place for beginning paranormal investigators to test the waters of paranormal investigations. Walking around local cemeteries helps ease nerves of new investigators, gives the novice practice asking questions and offers...
  • Woman buried alive by mistake, screams heard coming from underground after burial
    Woman buried alive: Screams from grave scramble cemetery staff to dig up coffin
    Cemetery workers and mourners at a cemetery panicked when they heard muffled screams and banging from inside a coffin that had just been put in the ground and covered with dirt. The coffin lay under six-feet of freshly packed dirt, but the frantic...
  • Travel to Yorba Linda from Anaheim to see the Pink Lady
    Anaheim's ghost hunters should take a drive to see the Pink Lady of Yorba Linda
    *Amanda has recently gotten a new job. Considering the nature of her last job, this is most likely a good thing. Only last month, she was managing a community in Yorba Linda. It had its ups and downs.The upside was that the members of the...
  • History returns from the dead in Harrodsburg, Ky.
    History returns from the dead in Harrodsburg, Ky.
    “Someone just walked over my grave.”At Spring Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg, Ky., Kentucky’s oldest city, that’s an expression you may actually hear – and spoken by several folks now residing six feet under.During the...
  • A Statue of St. Mary holding Christ
    Calvary Cemetery and its lessons on life
    At the intersection of Newburg Road and Shady Lane sits one of Louisville’s most tranquil historic places: Calvary Cemetery – a stretch of two hundred acres partially bordered by the South Fork of Beargrass Creek. Calvary is the...
  • Mount Calvary Cemetery
    Four ways to enhance a Find A Grave Memorial
    Find A Grave Memorials can help those researching in your footsteps. Be sure they contain more than search just the birth and death dates. Enhance memorials by going the extra mile to research and adding:links to family members on Find A...
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    Medal of Honor recipient buried in California dog park
    It almost sounds like something that would happen under Barack Obama's Veterans Administration. On Wednesday, Steve Schleder told Examiner.com that Army Private James Sumner, a veteran who received the Medal of Honor for gallantry in a cavalry...
  • Charlie Parker gravesite
    Where America's jazz greats are spending eternity
    We know from this article about the huge number of jazz greats buried in New York's Woodlawn Park Cemetery. But there are many other jazz greats beyond Woodlawn's beautiful grounds. Learn more about these amazing musicians below. Their...
  • Searching for the spirit of Robert Mondavi (and Chick Gandil) in St. Helena
    Searching for the spirit of Robert Mondavi (and Chick Gandil) in St. Helena
    The modern story of Napa Valley, the one that begins after World War II and leads to the boom days of today, is really the story of one man. That man is Robert Mondavi, and the best place to get a feel for his life and legacy is the landmark...
  • Only in New Orleans are cemeteries major tourist attractions
    Only in New Orleans are cemeteries major tourist attractions
    New Orleans, Louisiana is the only place in the world where cemeteries are major tourist attractions. In many parts of the world, the dead are buried six feet underground. However, because New Orleans is built on a swamp, the deceased have to be...
  • Document family members in nearby cemeteries
    Document family members buried in nearby cemeteries
    You may have already spent time visiting the local cemetery to search for family graves. Have you considered the possibility that family members could also be buried in neighboring cemeteries? The following tips will help you to make sure you are...
  • Cemetery Tour-Dallas Historical Society
    Cemetery Tour-Dallas Historical Society
    About once a year the Dallas Historical Society offers a Cemetery Tour with the Cemetery Lady, Frances James.James brims with tidbits and insights about not only the well-known citizens at rest in these historic cemeteries, but also knowledge...