Archive for the ‘Skeletons’ Category

The Rotting Cadaver of a Pirate Captain Sits on and Guards a Wooden Treasure Chest Near the Entrance of Buc’s Lagoon on Ocean Boulevard at Hampton Beach in New Hampshire

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A Skull-Faced Specter in Chains Floats Above the Top of a Long Set of Concrete Steps Leading up to a Home on Ludlow Street in Worcester, MA

A Skeletal Corpse Rises From the Ground After Being Buried in Front of a House on Blaine Street in Worcester, MA

day-of-the-dead-skulls-walgreens-aA Pair of Mexican Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls Dressed in Festive Holiday Attire for Sale on the Shelves of the Walgreens on Park Avenue in Worcester, MA

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A Female Skeleton, Wearing a Flower in Her Long-Flowing Hair, Caught Hanging Around Inside the Savers Thrift Store on Lincoln Street in Worcester, MA

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Twin Skeletons (Dressed in Identical Plaid Shirts and Overalls) Play a Harmonica Duet Together While Sitting on a Shelf at the Park Avenue Walgreens in Worcester, MA

hr-0967-453-664--0967453664003_20151211024542651Although Skulls and Crossbones, Deathheads, and Winged Skulls Were Quite Common on Early 18th Century Gravestones in America, Ones Depicting Full Skeletons, Like This One Found at the Old Spencer Cemetery, Were Much More Unusual