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The monument of Dexter Graves, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago -Created by Lorado Taft in 1909, this sculpture was at one point entirely black. Chicago smog seems to have taken care of that, but its face is still dark. Legend has it that if you look into the statues face, you'll see your own death.

The monument of Dexter Graves, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago -Created by Lorado Taft in this sculpture was at one point entirely black. Chicago smog seems to have taken care of that, but its face is still dark.

Mausoleum at Graceland Cemetary

“Pyramids are not just for pharaohs apparently, as there are over 20 extravagant pyramid mausoleums built in the U.

Frances Pearce  Originally buried in the Chicago City Cemetery in what is now Lincoln Park (I did NOT know that), Frances Pearce died only a few months before her baby daughter. The distraught husband had a statue made of both of them and placed over their tomb in a plexiglass box. It's said that on the anniversary of their deaths the statue case fills up with a white mist.

These cemeteries are open to the public, but you can also take guided tours. The Chicago Architectural Foundation runs the Graceland Cemetery tour and a .

Graceland Cemetery - final resting place for many Chicago legends.

Graceland Cemetery, a final resting place for many Chicago legends. Established in its main entrance is at the intersection of Clark Street and Irving Park Road.

This unique monument shows the young boy jumping upward, out of his wheelchair. Confined to the chair most of his young life, he is now free of earthly burdens

Matthew Stanford Robison This unique monument shows the young boy jumping upward, out of his wheelchair. Confined to the chair most of his young life, he is now free.

Underwater cemetery

Capel Celyn graveyard in Llyn Celyn, Wales. It now sits underwater after the village was flooded in the to create a water supply for Liverpool. Kind of creepy, kind of cool.

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