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New England Grimpendium

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ISBN-10: 0881509191

ISBN-13: 9780881509199

Edition: N/A

Authors: J. W. Ocker

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A rich compendium of macabre and historic New England happenings, this travelogue features firsthand accounts of almost 200 sites throughout New England. This region is full of the macabre, the grim, and the ghastly-and all of it is worth visiting, for the traveler who dares! Author J. W. Ocker supplements directions and site information with entertaining personal anecdotes. Topics include: Legends and personalities of the macabre Infamous crimes and killers Dreadful tragedies Horror movie locales Notable cemeteries and gravestones Intriguing memento mori Classic monsters
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/20/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Horror Legends and Personalities
Joan Bennett
Joseph Payne Brennan
Aleister Crowley
Bette Davis
Charles Dickens
Myrna Fahey
Edward Gorey
Margaret Hamilton
Nathaniel Hawthorne
P. T. Barnum
Shirley Jackson
Henry and William James
Stephen King
H. P. Lovecraft
Increase and Cotton Mather
Elizabeth Montgomery
Jos� Clemente Orozco
Bobby "Boris" Pickett
Edgar Allan Poe
Claude Rains
Edith Wharton
Rob Zombie
Infamous Crimes, Killers, and Tragedies
Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast
Birthplace of H. H. Holmes
Black Dahlia Memorial
Spooner Well
Grave of the Boston Strangler
Hartford Circus Fire Memorial
Graves of the Smuttynose Murder Victims
The Station Fire Site
Art of Jack Kevorkian
Colebrook Murder Victims Memorial
Deerfield Massacre Mass Grave
Grave of Sarah Ware
Josie Langmaid Monument
Birthplace of Ted Bundy
Boston Massacre Site and Mass Grave
James Allen's Book of Skin
Great Boston Molasses Flood Marker
Cocoanut Grove Fire Plaque
Horror Movie-Filming Locales
Beetlejuice (1988)
Dark Shadows (1966-1971)
Flowers in the Attic (1987)
Friday the 13th, Part 2 (1981)
Ghost Story (1981)
The Good Son (1993)
Hocus Pocus (1993)
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
In Dreams (1999)
Jaws (1975)
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971)
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Session 9 (2001)
Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983)
The Stepford Wives (1975)
Stephen King Film Adaptations
Warlock (1989)
What Lies Beneath (2000)
The Willies (1990)
The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Notable Cemeteries, Gravestones, and Other Memento Mori
Grave with a Window
Center Church Crypt
Grave with a Glow
Skull Cliff
Grave of Midnight Mary
Phineas Gage Landmark and Skull
Sugar Hill Cemetery
Grave of Ocean-Born Mary
Adams Memorial
Memorial Arch of Tilton
Hope Cemetery
Blood Cemetery
Grave of a Knight Templar
Boston Tombstone Skull Iconography
Skull and Bones Tomb
Panarchy Tomb Room
Mexican Tomb Figure Collection
Grave with a Grudge
Green Mount Cemetery
Grave of Sarah Winchester
Spider Gates Cemetery
Grave of Susanna Jayne
Classic Monsters
Aliens
Hill Abduction, Part I: The Route and the Graves
Hill Abduction, Part II: The Bathroom Shrine and the Artifacts
Incident at Exeter
Cryptids
International Cryptozoology Museum
Lake Champlain Monster
Feejee Mermaids
Dover Demon
Witches
Goody Cole
Grave of the Witch
Witches of Salem
Salem Village Witchcraft Victims Memorial
Colonel Buck Memorial
Witch Rock
Vampires
Grave of Mercy Brown
Ray Family Plot
Mummies
P.T. Barnum's Pa-lb
Grave of the Mummy
Boston Museum of Fine Arts Funerary Exhibit
Hands of the Mummy
Mummy of Massachusetts General Hospital
Demons
Devil's Footprint
Demon Murder Trial Sites
Moodus Noises
Moulton Mansion and Cenotaph
Snedeker House
Lithobolia, the Stone-Throwing Devil
Zaffis Museum of the Paranormal
Ghosts
Emily's Bridge
Hammond Castle
Dungeon Rock
Country Tavern Restaurant
Haunted Lake
Ghost of Charles Dickens
Ghost Town of Monson, NH
TAPS Headquarters
Hoosac Tunnel
Lady in Black
Creepy Plants
Roger Williams Root
Drowned Forest
Dummerston Vine
Famous Monsters
Witch's Dungeon
Count Orlok's Nightmare Gallery
Frankenstein Cliff
Flying Monkeys
Acknowledgments
Index