Jackson Pollock - Artist. He was an influential artist noted for his expressionist abstract style of drip painting. In 1930, he moved to New York to study at the Art Students League and soon was sharing his unique abstract style art with many other artists. His new modern technique of working with paint created an abstract art expression movement and he became the major artist of his generation.
Washington state's Saar Pioneer Cemetery contains an unusual grave. It's the resting place of John C. Monster (1851-1890) and his child "Baby Monster" (1888-1889).
The Coconut Grove Cemetary in Miami, Florida - This historical cemetary has been used since the early 20th century and it is the location where Michael Jackson's video "Thriller" was filmed. People often report the phantom smell of a man's strong cologne, apparitions are seen roaming throughout the grounds.
Mortsafes were used to prevent corpses being stolen by bodysnatchers (resurrection men) for use in anatomy schools. The earliest mortsafes consisted simply of a large stone that was too heavy for the resurrection men to lift. The stone was placed on top of the coffin in the grave. Sometimes it was left permanently in place, in other cases it was dug up for reuse once the body had become corrupt and of no use to the anatomists.
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The Hardy Tree in the churchyard of St. Pancras Old Church in London, hundreds of old gravestones circle an ash tree. In the 1860's an older part of the churchyard was designated to make way for a new railway line. Coffins were removed with care and reburied elsewhere. Some of the headstones were placed in a circular pattern around a young ash tree in the churchyard. Over the decades the tree has, inevitably grown and parts of the headstones nearest the tree have disappeared in to its…
Appearing in the mid 12th century, with the first phase in the 13th century, the tombstones reached their peak in the 14th and 15th century, before disappearing during the Ottoman occupation in the very early 16th century.