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Mercy Brown--Last American Vampire


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#1 Camille

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Posted 17 August 2004 - 06:27 PM

I just read the book and have to say that my favorite chapter was on Mercy Brown, the "Rhode Island Vampire."

What a fascinating, sad, and gruesome story.  I've never heard about this one, but am really drawn to this story.  I can understand this happening in Eastern Europe at that time, but here??? In 1892???  

Wow.
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Posted 17 August 2004 - 06:38 PM

I heard about it but never really looked into it.I live about 15 minutes. I do remember it was very scary

scary story though

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Posted 17 August 2004 - 06:49 PM

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certain little things makes a big difference. Eastern US or Eastern Europe, mostly ignorance has paved way for major crisis, and some unaware people are affected.
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Posted 18 August 2004 - 05:08 AM

It is a tragic story, but out of desperation some people get driven to some crazy things.
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Posted 21 August 2004 - 05:54 PM

Here are some pics of the cemetery
http://insanebunkers...wn_10-19-02.htm

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Posted 22 August 2004 - 03:10 AM

I was talking to a co-worker about the book and some of the stories, she didn't realize that sometimes people were buried alive until fairly recent times.  So much knowledge and technology that we take for granted.
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Posted 24 August 2004 - 05:42 AM

Poor girl.  She suffered thru TB and still was badgered in death!
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Posted 22 October 2008 - 10:52 PM

Hey this is my first post on this website. I was showing my roommates the story of Mercy Brown. And i came upon this site. I know you guys probably hear this a lot but its real for me. Im related to Mercy Brown. Shes my distant cousin on my dads side.

And im curious have you guys heard of what happens when you visit her grave. if you havent its a very interesting story.

I hope i didnt offened anyone.
Thanks

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Posted 08 November 2008 - 08:33 PM

would you care to tell me the story Tattoedartkid?

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Posted 15 December 2008 - 05:12 AM

Hey this is my first post on this website. I was showing my roommates the story of Mercy Brown. And i came upon this site. I know you guys probably hear this a lot but its real for me. Im related to Mercy Brown. Shes my distant cousin on my dads side.

And im curious have you guys heard of what happens when you visit her grave. if you havent its a very interesting story.

I hope i didnt offened anyone.
Thanks



i would like to hear that as well..or rather, read it..
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Posted 20 December 2008 - 08:35 PM

As would I!!!

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Posted 24 December 2008 - 03:03 PM

I'd be interested in hearing, too.




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