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Fabulous Folklore with Icy

The Folklore and Ghosts of the Dead House

  • 18:27
  • October 31st 2020

The dead house was a common occurrence in the days before refrigerated mortuaries. 

People stored bodies at the graveyard in the dead house prior to a regular burial, and the authorities kept the dead in them until the bodies could be claimed. 

But are these spaces likely to be haunted - or just eerie?

Find out in this week's episode of Fabulous Folklore!

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Fabulous Folklore will give you your weekly fix of fabulous folklore in fifteen minutes (or less)!

Hosted by fantasy and Gothic horror writer, Icy Sedgwick, the podcast explores folklore, legends, superstitions, mythology, and all things weird, occult and unusual.