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2010-10-12 09:17:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- At the very "dead" end of world famous Canal Street lies The Mortuary, a 140 year old Grand Victorian Mansion, former funeral parlor, and crematorium. It's surrounded by New Orleans' famed "Cities of the Dead" and is among more than a million graves in a one-square-mile radius. "Between 1930 and 2003, more than 20,000 funerals took place within its walls, the blood and bodily fluids of the dead swirling into a drain in the embalming room deep in the...

2010-09-28 09:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- "In the heart of New Orleans, Cities of the Dead, lies The Mortuary...where if you're not screaming, you're already dead!" The Mortuary Haunted House's doors burst open to RAVE REVIEWS as the MUST SEE HALLOWEEN ATTRACTION in New Orleans! "It's not your typical Haunted House," says Jeff Borne, owner of The Mortuary. "Ghost Hunters from around the world have come to The Mortuary to experience unearthly entities throughout the property year round. Now...

2009-10-14 06:30:00

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- "In the heart of New Orleans' Cities of the Dead, lies The Mortuary. . .Where if you're not screaming, you're already dead!" Guests are dying to enter The Mortuary Haunted House! "It's not your typical Haunted House," says Jeff Borne owner of The Mortuary. "It is being featured on the Discovery Channel's new paranormal show, Ghost Lab, on Tuesday October 20th. To top that all off, the place was featured by The Travel Channel as one of America's...

2009-09-03 04:35:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- "In the heart of New Orleans' Cities of the Dead, lies The Mortuary...Where if you're not screaming, you're already dead!" The Mortuary Haunted House announces its 2009 Grand Opening on Friday, September 11th! The Haunted Mortuary is an icon of old New Orleans at the very dead end of world famous Canal Street. Less than 3 miles from the enchanting French Quarter, this magnificent mansion was originally built in 1872 and operated for about 80 years as...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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