#BurialVaultsMichigan, After a person leaves this world, the coffin becomes his last resting place and it should be a comfortable one. The container that encloses a coffin to help prevent a grave from sinking is known as a burial vault. Burial vaults were formerly made of wood or brick but nowadays it is being made of concrete.
Queen City Underground Tour. Enjoy a stroll through the Gateway District, home to America's largest set of historical landmarks. Visit buildings that were home to over 130 saloons, bars and beer gardens, and theaters that hosted iconic entertainers Charlie Chaplin and Wild Bill Hickok. Descend below the city streets to a hidden burial vault and explore newly discovered tunnels vital to Cincinnati's brewery heritage.
George Washington was initially buried in the original family burial vault at Mount Vernon. Before his death, however, he had specified that a new brick burial vault be built to replace the crumbling original family vault. George Washington’s body was moved to this new burial vault in 1831 after construction on it was completed.