Photograph of a hooded inmate at the Eastern State Penitentiary in Pennsylvania which is considered the world’s first true “Penitentiary.” In order to encourage penitence – or true regret – in the hearts of criminals, inmates would spend their entire sentence in solitary confinement. On the rare occasion when an inmate left his cell, a hood was placed over his head to ensure his identity would remain anonymous. Ideally, no inmate would ever see the face of another inmate.
The following bizarre and creepy incident, which took place in Des Moines, Iowa, was investigated by a psychiatrist and a paranormal research group. As is usual in these cases, a satisfactory explanation was never arrived at. In May 1999, a 13-year-old
'We are fighting until the last but I'm afraid the end is threatening closer and closer': Despairing words of Hitler's bride Eva Braun in 'last letters' from beseiged bunker
Myrtle Corbin was known far and wide in the late nineteenth century as the Four-Legged Woman. While at a glance one could plainly see four legs dangling beyond the hem of her dress – only one pair belonged to her, the other set to her dipygus twin sister. Born in Lincoln County, TN in 1868, …
Hooded Inmate. Eastern State Penitentiary was the world's first true "Penitentiary." In order to encourage penitence - or true regret - in the hearts of criminals, inmates would spend their entire sentence in solitary confinement. On the rare occasion when an inmate left his cell, a hood was placed over his head to ensure his identity would remain anonymous. Ideally, no inmate would ever see the face of another inmate.
Amityville House : What Really Happened. 112 Ocean Blvd. Amityville, New York. Christopher Lutz was just a child when the events occurred in his house in 1975. He says from the countless media portrayal the story has drastically changed however he claims the hauntings were definitely real and he believes had something to do with his stepfathers strange demonic rituals.
June and Jennifer Gibbons were twins born in 1963 in Wales. Their intense closeness and stellar intelligence garnered them attention from the media, who called them "The Silent Twins." The name stems from the fact that they mostly only communicated with each other using a language they created. That all sounds nice...until they grew up and used their powers to commit crimes.|via`tko Viral Nova
13 Old-Timey Photos That Prove History Was Haunted