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Tiny Coffins of Arthur’s Seat In 1836, five young boys, hunting for rabbits on Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh, found 17 minature coffins hidden inside a cave. Each coffin, only 4 inches in length, contained a little wooden figure, expertly carved with handmade clothing and little painted boots.

The “fairy coffins” discovered on Arthur’s Seat, a hill above Edinburgh, in 1836. Were they magical symbols, sailors’ memorials—or somehow linked to the city’s infamous mass murderers, Burke and Hare? Photo: National Museum of Scotland.Read more: http://blogs.smithsonianmag.com/history/2013/04/edinburghs-mysterious-miniature-coffins/#ixzz2WYeXQu8s

Arthur's Seat Coffins found in Edinburgh in 1836 by five young boys hunting for rabbits on the north eastern slopes of Arthur's Seat.

Vampire Hunting Kit, 19th c. (authenticity unconfirmed, but kinda neat)

from Mail Online

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Don't Blink? Near the center of Cedar Hill Cemetery is a large tombstone with a 3-D image of a baby's face carved on it. According to legend, if you stare at the baby's face for a while and then turn away, when you look back at the tombstone, the baby will be looking in a different direction. . Reminds me of the Weeping Angel from Doctor Who.....I would love to go see this!!