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200-Year-Old Crypts Buried Just a Few Feet Below Greenwich Village

Workers digging near New York’s iconic Washington Square Park have uncovered two burial chambers. The crypts house coffins and human bones thought to be about 200 years old. 255 more words

Interesting Things

The Crypt under the Northern Star


The old man took a sip from his mug.
A strange, seemingly glowing, yellow liquid flowed into his mouth and dripped alongside his thick, white beard. 1,040 more words

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[Friday Map] Temple Compound

Temples and churches are a fairly common sight in a city, but few maintain a standing military force without having a massive structure or complex to house them in. 145 more words


Investigators Digging Deeper Into Discovery Of 2 Centuries-Old Crypts Near Washington Square Park

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Archaeologists believe two centuries-old burial vaults discovered beneath a New York City street this week were likely part of a Presbyterian church cemetery. 477 more words


Parisian Adventures: The Catacombs (Halloween Edition)

In the spirit of Halloween, I recall my experience in the catacombs underneath Paris, a series of dank tunnels that were used to quarry stones then transformed into a crypt.   510 more words


Paris 2015 Part 15 The Crypt at the Pantheon

Paris 2015. Part 14. Le Pantheon – The Crypt is a secular mausoleum containing the remains of distinguished French citizens. Paris, France. Fujifilm X-T1 and 18-135mm lens.