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Historic Mysteries
Historic Mysteries is a website about archaeological mysteries, ancient artifacts and unexplained events from our past. Join us in our quest to discover our past. We cover a wide range of interesting subjects which continue to intrigue us. Get a historical perspective of topics ranging from ancient civilizations and unsolved crimes to myths and legends.  Visit us at http://www.historicmysteries.com.
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Seemingly Normal Photos with Terrifying Backstories

Top seven seemingly normal photos with terrifying backstories. 1. Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon 2. Liberty (Libby) German and Abigail (Abby) Williams 3
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Flight 401 - The Ghost Crew of Eastern Air Lines | Historic Mysteries

Flight 401 - The Ghost Crew of Eastern Air Lines | Historic Mysteries | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Eastern Air Lines flight 401 crashed near Miami in December 1972. Shortly after, pilots, flight attendants and the VP saw apparitions of the dead crew.
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Ancient Tattoos: Oldest Mummies and Purposes of Their Skin Art

Ancient Tattoos: Oldest Mummies and Purposes of Their Skin Art | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
The most ancient tattoos may not have been used as body decoration as much as social status, allegiance to one's tribe, or medical reasons.
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Mysterious Clava Cairns of Scotland | Historic Mysteries

Mysterious Clava Cairns of Scotland | Historic Mysteries | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Mysterious stone structures once used for astronomical and burial purposes still stand near Inverness, Scotland. These are the Clava Cairns.
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Stonehenge: The Enduring Enigmas of the Megalithic Monuments

Stonehenge: The Enduring Enigmas of the Megalithic Monuments | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Stonehenge is the story of the enduring mysteries of very ancient monuments built by very ancient people. What exactly is the purpose of this place?
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Bolivia Dinosaur Footprints Wall at Cal Orcko Cretaceous Park

Bolivia Dinosaur Footprints Wall at Cal Orcko Cretaceous Park | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
At the Bolivia Cal Orcko Cretaceous Park over 5000 dinosaur footprints and 462 tracks were found on a giant 48,000 m2 limestone wall.
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Heracleion - Ancient Sunken Egyptian City Found After 1700 Years

Heracleion - Ancient Sunken Egyptian City Found After 1700 Years | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Found in 2000, the sunken Egyptian city of Thonis-Heracleion was lost in time after it disappeared into the Mediterranean around the 3rd century AD.
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The Disturbing Crimes of a Father and Son

The Disturbing Crimes of a Father and Son | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Does the propensity to kill run in families? Florea and Ion Rimaru, father and son, both committed serial murders that were very similar.
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Prester John Legend: Where Was the "Exotic" Land of This Christian King?

Prester John Legend: Where Was the "Exotic" Land of This Christian King? | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
The Christian King was rumored to rule over lands of riches and beautiful animals, but he was never found. Is there any truth to the Prester John legend?
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Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Firehose Lava: Photos and Video | Historic Mysteries

Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Firehose Lava: Photos and Video | Historic Mysteries | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
The most active volcano in the world, Kilauea, is awe inspiring. Learn about Hawaiian geology and see incredible recent photos and firehose lava video.
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The Sarah Joe Mystery: Disappearance in the Pacific

The Sarah Joe Mystery: Disappearance in the Pacific | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
The Sarah Joe mystery is the story of 5 men who went fishing on a beautiful day in Hawaii, but never returned, only to have 1 man reappear 10 years later.
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Mysterious Chilean UFO Case Reveals Infrared Navy Video

Mysterious Chilean UFO Case Reveals Infrared Navy Video | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Amazing infrared Navy imaging was taken of a Chilean UFO as it ejected a large mass of hot matter behind it. A team of high-level experts deemed it a UFO.
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Mysterious Clava Cairns of Scotland | Historic Mysteries

Mysterious Clava Cairns of Scotland | Historic Mysteries | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Mysterious stone structures once used for astronomical and burial purposes still stand near Inverness, Scotland. These are the Clava Cairns.
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Seemingly Normal Photos with Terrifying Backstories | Historic Mysteries

Seemingly Normal Photos with Terrifying Backstories | Historic Mysteries | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but not these images. Here are some seemingly normal photos with terrifying backstories.
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Madame LaLaurie - Female Serial Killer of the French Quarter

Madame LaLaurie - Female Serial Killer of the French Quarter | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Many locals who know the unspeakable evil of the infamous Madame LaLaurie cast their eyes downward as they walk by her New Orleans mansion.
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The Sarah Joe Mystery: Disappearance in the Pacific

The Sarah Joe Mystery: Disappearance in the Pacific | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
The Sarah Joe mystery is the story of 5 men who went fishing on a beautiful day in Hawaii, but never returned, only to have 1 man reappear 10 years later.
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The Ancient Secret Order of the Mystical Rosicrucians

The Ancient Secret Order of the Mystical Rosicrucians | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Centuries ago, Rosicrucians formed secret societies to avoid persecution for their diverging views as they carried on traditions of ancient esoteric wisdom.
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11 Machu Picchu Facts - Fascinating Details of the Inca Citadel

11 Machu Picchu Facts - Fascinating Details of the Inca Citadel | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
These 11 fascinating Machu Picchu facts will give you the most interesting details of this Inca citadel that was discovered in the Andes in 1911.
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Poltergeist Curse - Just an Unnerving Hollywood Fluke? | Historic Mysteries

Poltergeist Curse - Just an Unnerving Hollywood Fluke? | Historic Mysteries | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
There has been so much tragedy and death associated with the Poltergeist trilogy that people have dubbed it the Poltergeist curse.
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Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies | Historic Mysteries

Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies | Historic Mysteries | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have found millions of ancient Egyptian animal mummies of all different types of creatures. What were the purposes of those animal mummies?
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The Lavish Qin Shi Huang Tomb Was Built for Immortality

The Lavish Qin Shi Huang Tomb Was Built for Immortality | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
The Qin Shi Huang tomb belongs to the first emperor of China and was built to epic scales to house everything the emperor would need in his afterlife.
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Terracotta Army: Eternal Sentinels of Qin Shi Huang

Terracotta Army: Eternal Sentinels of Qin Shi Huang | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
The crown jewel of the Qin Shi Huang mausoleum is the exquisite Terracotta Army. What was their purpose and why were they crafted in such detail?
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Death Masks: The Culture and Comfort of Remembering the Dead

Death Masks: The Culture and Comfort of Remembering the Dead | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
To make death masks sculptors take a mold of a person's face post mortem and then fill the mold with plaster or metal to capture a three dimensional model.
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Legend of the Miraculous Loretto Chapel Staircase

Legend of the Miraculous Loretto Chapel Staircase | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
Deep in the Southwestern U.S. the legend about the mysterious Loretto Chapel staircase persists to this day. Why do the faithful flock to see this miracle?
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Attack on Lady Florence Dixie: "Saved by Her St Bernard"

Attack on Lady Florence Dixie: "Saved by Her St Bernard" | Historic Mysteries | Scoop.it
During the purported attack on Lady Florence Dixie, her St Bernard saved her from two assailants dressed in womens clothing.
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