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Pennsylvania’s Mysterious Pyramids By the side of a small side-road between Quakertown and Dublin in Bucks County stands a memorial garden that’s no longer open to the public. It used to be a place of quiet reflection and peaceful meditation, but the group that ran it closed it down and painted No Trespassing signs all around it. Much
The Mystery Lights of Hansell Road Between two cornfields near Buckingham, Bucks County, a gravel track called Hansell Road once led into the woods. For years, nighttime drivers would park there and switch off their headlights to see a strange set of lights off in the distance. One or two sets of lights would move around in the woods, sometimes red but more often green, and sometimes
Weird Pennsylvania: The Downingtown Gates of Hell
Centralia PA -(Underground mine fire, burning for over 40 years, making town abandoned...and smoking, and inspiration for several creepy movies) As you drive north up Route 61 through Columbia County, the road suddenly narrows and swerves off to the right for a mile or so. You see empty shacks and abandoned cars by the roadside, and a huge sign screaming “Warning – Danger.”
Chauvet Cave (ca. 30,000 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Al Capone’s cell at Eastern State Penitentiary in Pennsylvania. Al complained of a ghostly visitor: a man who'd been slaughtered in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929. One of these victims, James Clark, had been Bugs Moran's brother-in-law, and The other Eastern State inmates could hear Capone at night screaming "Jimmy, leave me alone."
Seventy metal books found in cave in Jordan - They’re small “books,” but they could be one of the biggest finds in Christian history. 70 tiny, lead tablets, bound with wire, were found in the last five years in Jordan, and some say they could offer key details of the early church, the final years of Jesus’s life, and may even be referenced in the book of Revelation. In fact, they could even predate the writings of St. Paul. Hassan Saida with some of the artefacts that he says he inherited. 2010
This could be the first-ever portrait of Jesus Christ, possibly even created in the lifetime of those who knew him. The extraordinary picture is one of the recently discovered hoard of up to 70 lead codices found in a cave in the hills overlooking the Sea of Galilee. **NOTE THESE WERE ACTUALLY PROVED FAKE!
In the small town of Ashland, Pennsylvania, Route 61 takes an unexplained detour; a “Keep Out” sign straddles the original highway. Ignore the warning and you'll arrive in the abandoned town of Centralia, where an underground mine fire has been burning since 1962 when residents accidentally ignited a vein of anthracite coal. Despite efforts stop the fire it still burns today and could burn for 250 years. Some houses still stand but most have been demolished. 'Silent Hill' was based on this town