Massachusetts Book of the Dead: Graveyard Legends and Lore

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Massachusetts's historic graveyards are the final resting places for tales of the strange and supernatural. From Newburyport to Truro, these graveyards often frighten the living, but the dead who rest within them have stories to share with the world they left behind. While Giles Corey is said to haunt the Howard Street Cemetery in Salem, cursing those involved in the infamous witch trials, visitors to the Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain enjoy an arboretum and a burial ground with Victorian-era memorials. One of the oldest cemeteries in Massachusetts, Old Burial Hill in Marblehead, has been the final resting place for residents for nearly 375 years. Author Roxie Zwicker tours the Bay State's oldest burial grounds, exploring the stones, stories and supernatural lore of these hallowed places.
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ISBN: 9781609497576
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
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State: Massachusetts
Images: 44
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Roxie J. Zwicker is a bestselling local author and television personality. She has been featured on the Travel Channel and History Channel and has hosted the inspirational television series The Power of One. Her company, New England Curiosities, features tours and events based on ghost stories of New England's forgotten past.
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