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Six Seriously Spooky Cemetery Stories

It’s that time of year, when we look to graveyards for tales that scare the Dickens out of us. Ghosts, unexplained phenomena, and even vampires figure in these stories of graveyards from all over. 1. Silver Cliff Cemetery Silver Cliff Cemetery in Colorado took its name from the nearby mining town of Silver Cliff, which was named [...]

When a Cemetery Becomes Chic

Atlas Obscura is running a series called the 31 Days of Halloween on their blog. One post tells how made-up ghost stories can lead to frightening real stories of graveyard shenanigans, as happened at London’s fashionable Highgate Cemetery in the 1970s. Though the details are a bit murky, it began with reports of a “creature” in [...]