Many people ride the T every day. Usually, they’re concerned about out-of-service trains or running late. If you take the Green Line, you can add complaints about it stopping every few inches. However, it’s a safe bet that you don’t spend your commute stressing about ghosts!
But maybe that’s not such a wild thing to worry about. Maybe you should worry about the remains of British soldiers who died during the Revolutionary War.
Over time, the bones had become mixed together, making it unclear exactly how many people were originally buried in this mass grave. After several months of excavation, between 900 and 1,100 bodies were removed.
The bones were reinterred at Central Burying Ground on the Common. You’ve probably seen the marker for the mass grave, even if you didn’t know the story behind it. Learn more about this bone graveyard and the hauntings that go with it here.
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