When Caroline Walter of Freiburg, Germany died at the age of 16, her sister Selma had a sculptor cast a life size sculpture for the gravestone. Every morning since Caroline's funeral, a fresh flower was found tucked in the crook of the arm, and still is to this day. Nobody knows who leaves these tributes. Caroline died in 1867. For 145 years someone has been leaving flowers. Devotion.
Millie and Christine McCoy (1851-1912) were conjoined twins born into slavery. They and their mother were sold to a showman, Joseph Smith. Smith and his wife educated the girls; they eventually could speak five languages, dance, play music, and sing. They were known as 'The Two Headed Nightingale'. In the 1880s they retired and purchased a small farm. Millie died of tuberculosis at age 61, with Christine following hours later. They remain one of the oldest-lived set of conjoined twins.
This is the bake room at Preston Castle. The facility was a home for delinquent boys. It is now shut down and considered haunted. Behind this wooden crate a woman who worked at the Castle was killed by one of the boys and stuffed behind the wooden crate
Ioana Constantinescu passed away in the autumn of 1909. Cause of death: Suicide by ‘purposeful ingesting large quantities of her own blood.’ - Stated by and concluded the official autopsy and coroners reports. Timișoara, Romania.