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Old 09-08-2022, 09:09 PM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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The State Journal (Jefferson City) July 24, 1874 Pg 5

ALIVE IN THE GRAVE

Salt Lake City--- A horrible discovery was made here yesterday, upon exhuming the body of a young man named William Blackhurst, who was buried in the cemetery on the 23rd of June.

On the 20th of June, Blackhurst attended a picnic here, and while here he concluded to take a bath in a running stream nearby, remaining in the water some time. He was then in perfect health and apprehended no ill consequences.

After coming out from his bath, Blackhurst went back to the picnic grounds and got onto a swing. All at once, while in the swing, his head dropped, his muscles relaxed and he fell heavily to the ground. He was picked up and every effort to revive him was vain.
The insensible young man was placed in a carriage and driven home, where restorative agents were again employed, but to no purpose. After some hesitation the physician in attendance pronounced the young man dead, and preparations were made for his internment.

The body presented a singularly life-like appearance, so much so, that the friends felt uneasy about going on with the funeral, until more positive evidence that life had wholly gone had been obtained.
The funeral was indeed delayed one day, but finally the physicians reaffirmed their previous conclusion, that Blackhurst had died of heart disease, and the body was therefore interred June 23.

But one or two friends of the family seemed haunted by the recollections of that life-like face. They went about whispering their fears, and finally these haunting doubts spread throughout the city and led to a proposal to exhume the remains and settle the question forever.
Permission was obtained from the authorities and yesterday a number of the friends of young Blackhurst went to the cemetery and opened the grave.

Upon lifting the coffin and removing the lid, a horrible and sickening sight met their gaze. The body was on its side, the skin and great pieces of flesh had been torn from the face, the hair pulled out in huge patches from the scalp, the grave clothes and coffin lining torn in shreds, and the fingernails worn down by the frantic efforts of the man to burst the cerements of his grave.

The sight was the most terrible ever witnessed, and the stoutest-hearted of the party nearly fainted when the lid of the coffin was removed.

An investigation has been demanded, and will be had at once, to see if there is no way of fixing the responsibility for this horrible blunder and its awful results.


Here is the poor soul's grave.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/...iam-blackhurst
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Old 09-09-2022, 06:28 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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Ghost Ship


The Octavius became more than a legend in 1775 when a whaling ship named the Herald found it aimlessly drifting off the coast of Greenland with all of its crew frozen dead by the arctic cold.
To add to the spooky scene, the ship's captain was found sitting at his desk, with a log book in front of him, and finishing a log entry from 1762.
This could mean that the Octavius had been floating for 13 years and completed its passage to the Atlantic while returning to England from the Orient via the northwest passage as a ghost ship.


https://www.historyundressed.com/201...-octavius.html
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Old 09-09-2022, 09:38 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo, where the woodbine twineth
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The Raleigh News And Observer 1953

THE BEAST OF BLADENBORO

https://northcarolinaghosts.com/pied...st-bladenboro/







When I first started doing research on this stuff I came across an old Missouri newspaper (1906-07) that had a story about a man that climbed down into this deep hole in the ground, saw something and ended up insane. I knew I never read that newspaper before but the story sounded very familiar.
Months later they ran an old movie on cable called Encounter With The Unknown, consisting of 3 stories, all based on true events.
The second story on there " The Darkness " reminded me of where I heard about that story. When we were teenagers we snuck into a theatre to watch it and all 3 stories, especially The Darkness left an impression on me.

It was a low budget movie that Rod Serling narrated. I see that it is on YouTube.

I remember the newspaper listed the man's name and gave a general location of where it took place. If I can find that paper on the internet I will post it.

This tells you about the movie;

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encoun...th_the_Unknown
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Old 09-09-2022, 06:19 PM
 
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Republic Times (Monroe Co. Ill) Nov 8, 2017

ENFIELD MONSTER, DEVIL'S KITCHEN, UFOs

https://www.republictimes.net/devils...marks-remarks/





Frogs Fall In Minneapolis 1901

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2514...neapolis-1901/
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Old 09-09-2022, 09:03 PM
 
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The Ghosts That Followed Flight 401

https://www.ozy.com/true-and-stories...-skies/232247/



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter...nes_Flight_401
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Old 09-10-2022, 05:03 AM
 
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4,250 Newspaper/Magazine Articles Relating To Bigfoot

Bigfoot, Yeti, Sasquatch Related Newspaper Clippings & Magazine Articles...





Lake Monsters Of America

https://www.atlasobscura.com/article...-lake-monsters
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Old 09-10-2022, 08:13 AM
 
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The Fox Sisters
Mediums in the 1800s

https://www.americanhauntingsink.com/foxsisters


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox_sisters






William H Mumler (1832-1884)
Photographer known for taking pictures of spooks

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_H._Mumler
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Old 09-10-2022, 12:23 PM
 
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Riverfront Times

5 ST. LOUIS GHOST STORIES THAT WON'T DIE

https://www.riverfronttimes.com/news...nt-die-2501495






Delaware County Daily Times Sept. 21, 1962

WEIRD WEREWOLF

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/193215/weird-werewolf/
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Old 09-10-2022, 01:55 PM
 
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Wow, all good stories! That grave one scared the beejeepers out of me!
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Old 09-10-2022, 05:36 PM
 
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El Dorado News-Times May 12, 1975 Pg 18

THE FOUKE MONSTER (BOGGY CREEK)

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4244...ke-monster-14/



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fouke_Monster






The Journal News (White Plains, NY) July 26, 1983

UFO

https://lohud.newspapers.com/clip/21853589/clipping/
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