Articles for tag: Ed Gein

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Hauntings in America: The Lalaurie House

In 1832, Dr. Louis Lalaurie moved he and his wife, Delphine into a Creole mansion located in the French Quarter. Today that mansion is known as the most haunted house in the French Quarter, and for good reason. As with most inhabitants of mansions, the Lalauries were very rich and very prominent in New Orlean ...

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Ed Gein – History’s Most Influential Serial Killer

Ed Gein is one of the most influential serial killers of all time. The legacy of his dark acts have been seen in countless horror and crime novels. Many of horror’s most enduring, and creative, characters were actually influenced by the madness of Ed Gein. Ed Gein was a serial killer that lived from August ...

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Ed Gein, The Killer of Wisconsin

A young blond woman undresses and gets into the shower only to be attacked by a killer who shoots her point blank. The motive is that he requires her skin to make a dress for himself. Sounds bizarre? That’s Ed Gein, the killer from Wisconsin, who used human skin and organs to make furniture, dresses ...

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Things to Do in Rawlins, Wyoming

Incorporated by U.S. Army General John Rawlins in 1886, the charming City of Rawlins, Wyoming is filled with local lore and interesting things to do. Visitors to the city can view a rare, thrust faulted, anticline rock called “The Uplift” that boldly displays fossilized relics from three different prehistoric eras as well as learn about ...

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Ed Gein: The Real Norman Bates

In the rural Wisconsin woods of the 1950s lived a seemingly simple farmer, a man so apparently harmless that people let him baby sit their children. The kids used to return from his farm with wild tales of shrunken heads and strange masks hanging on the walls. “What imagination those children have”, thought their parents. ...