Cemeteries are a rather new invention in human history, created only 10-15,000 years ago. We’ve come a long way from stopping to smell the proverbial roses… instead of rotting flesh. But how do these resting grounds for the deceased become tourist destinations for the living? Cemetery historian and author Loren Rhoads helps us dig up the truth.
A few curiosities you’ll uncover in this episode:
Did You Know?
Humans didn’t start burying their dead until around 120,000 years ago.
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