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"stephen geary" Discussed on Hauntingly Yours: A Podcast for the Paranormal

Hauntingly Yours: A Podcast for the Paranormal

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"stephen geary" Discussed on Hauntingly Yours: A Podcast for the Paranormal

"Acres and contains over one hundred seventy thousand people. It split into western in eastern internment. S- the list of long-term residents here. It's actually pretty impressive. And some of them provide excitement. Even in death karl marx. The german philosopher is buried here and his gravesite is prone to regular and vicious attacks once in the nineteen sixties. Someone painted yellow swastikas on his massive. Greg greg stone which is topped by a bronze bust of him with a message. That said marks is a nazi lover. In doors adolf eichmann comb on people. The guy was jewish. And the nazis were will before his time and another instance someone set off a pipe bomb at the gravestone and actually made a failed attempt to cut the head off of the bust. The cut can still be seen to this very day. What is wrong with people. I mean i feel like. I asked myself this question far too. Often i digress data if we were to look at the northwestern wooded area this is the original form at the cemetery first opened in eighteen thirty nine as part of a plan to provide the area with seven. Large modern cemeteries that would of course be called. Hold on wait for it. The magnificent seven these would be located around the outside of central london. The graveyard said tach to individual churches had long been unable to deal with the amount of burials and got to the point where the deceased were being handled with disrespect architect in entrepreneur. Stephen geary can actually be thanked for the overall design. In case you were wondering a may twentieth eighteen thirty nine highgate. West cemetery was dedicated to saint james. But the reverend charles james bloomfield the lord bishop of london fifteen acres were consecrated for the use of the church of england in two acres. Were set aside for dissenters writes a barrier were sold for either limited period or in perpetuity. The first burial was elizabeth jackson of little windmill street. Soho a may twenty sixth highgate like the others in within the magnificent seven soon became a fashionable place for burials and was much admired and visited the victorian attitude toward death and its presentation led to the creation of a wealth of gothic tombs and buildings. Now it occupies spectaculars south facing hillside site slightly downhill from the top of the whole of hiking itself next to wallow park in eighteen fifty four. The area to the east of the original area across swain's lane was bought to form the eastern part of the cemetery. Both the cemeteries are still used today for. Burials but these areas are closed to the public. Most of the open unforced at area in the east cemetery still has fairly few graves on the cemetery. Grounds are full of trees shrubbery wildflowers. Most of which have been planted and grown without human influence. The grounds are e. haven for a multitude different birds and small animals.

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