Verdugo Hills was the final resting place for westward pioneers and war veterans until a natural disaster raised dozens of corpses from their graves... and that's just the beginning of this unsettling story.
The legends revolve around the Evangelical church, built in the Stull Cemetery in 1867. It is said that the church was built atop (or beside) a secret passage that led to Hell itself.
Though Najaf is one of the largest cities in Iraq, only about 600,000 living people reside there, a number that's absolutely dwarfed by the number of the dead that call it home.
A group of unnaturally-shaped skulls were found in a cemetery near the village of Onavas, suggesting evidence of a bizarre ritual practice dating back over 1000 years.
Formerly a prison for Confederate soldiers and more recently the home to a women's asylum, Hart Island is now the final resting place for New Yorkers whose bodies haven't been claimed by family members, and it's been closed off to the public for the past 35 years.