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  • The Weeping Angel
    New Orleans Cities of the Dead
    A French traveler commented in 1831, "Americans have found a way to profit by the epidemics. There are, in New Orleans, as many funeral contractors as there are building contractors. At least every street has its own store furnished with all...
  • Frederick Douglass tribute in bronze
    New York City’s 3 public bronzes of Frederick Douglass
    Frederick Douglass died on February 20, 1895, but it’s no wonder his persona is still vivid. The great orator, writer and statesman was “one of the most photographed Americans of the nineteenth century,” director Thomas Allen...
  • Million mummies found in Egypt: Are all of these mummies the real deal? Experts dispute
    Million mummies found in Egypt: Massive cemetery unearthed, are skeletons real?
    A million mummies found in Egypt is being hailed as one of the greatest discoveries in modern times, but are these mummies the real deal? While experts agree that this newly unearthed massive cemetery does indeed hold many bodies, some experts say...
  • Pausing to remember with “Wreaths Across America”
    Pausing to remember with “Wreaths Across America”
    By Michael IsamSt. Augustine, Fla, (December 13, 2014) – Two things will always happen at any veteran commemoration; when the firing detail expends their rounds the body jumps and when the strains of “Taps” are played by a...
  • Bodies in brick tomb
    Hidden cemetery on Silk Road
    Cemetery found on Silk Road 1700 years oldSilk Road has been hiding a cemetery that dates back about 1,700 years which has been recently discovered. Roughly about ten tombs have been found with no clue as to who might be in those tombs. Out of the...
  • Grave
    Forest preserve crew digs up 125-year-old graves to make walking path
    The residents of Cook County Cemetery located in Oak Forest, IL have been resting in peace for the past 125 years until recently when the Cook County Forest Preserve District’s crew decided to begin excavating the area to create a walking...
  • Daughter of the Fallen
    Book Excerpt: Daughter of the Fallen by Madeline Wynn
    DAUGHTER OF THE FALLEN, Madeline Wynn, BookBaby, 244 pp., $11.69 (paperback)Most sixteen-year olds aren't worried about the fate of their immortal souls. May Krieg should be.Typically, honor student May's biggest problems have revolved...
  • A walk through a quaint New Jersey cemetery
    A walk through a quaint New Jersey cemetery on Halloween
    This week of Halloween, my sister and I had to bury our cousin Wayne in New Jersey. We had to find out where his parents were buried, and we found a tiny little cemetery not far from his house in Rahway, but it wasn't easily findable.It turns...
  • 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...
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