Tag Archives: Paris Catacombs

A Brand-New Book of Ossuaries

For my birthday last weekend, my husband Mason bought me a book I’d only seen mentioned on the internet.  We were in the Wacko store in Hollywood and I missed it the first time I looked over the rack, but … Continue reading

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What’s the Spookiest Cemetery?

It’s hard for me to think about cemeteries as scary.  I haven’t ever had any truly frightening things happen to me in a graveyard (yet), but I certainly have gotten good and spooked a couple of times. I’ve created a … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #19: The Paris Municipal Ossuary

Catacombes de Paris/Paris Municipal Ossuary 1 Avenue du Colonel Henri Rol-Tanguy 75014 Paris, France Telephone: 01 43 22 47 63 Established: 1780s Size: About a mile of tunnels is open to viewing Number of skeletons: Approximately six million Open: 10 … Continue reading

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Everything you wanted to know about Skulls and Skeletons

Skulls and Skeletons: Human Bone Collections and Accumulations by Christine Quigley My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was waiting for someone to pull all this information together into one place! Quigley’s introductory chapter collects all the statistics about the … Continue reading

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