Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

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The circa-1871 Holy Sepulchre Cemetery’s claim to fame is that it’s where Jack the Ripper suspect Francis Tumblety is buried. Witnesses say they have seen dark shadow women about the grounds, as well as plaintive white figures in the children’s area.

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Geographic Information

Address:
2461 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY 14612
United States

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GPS:
43.2131833, -77.63046739999999
County:
Monroe County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Irondequoit, NY (2.6 mi.)
Greece, NY (3.2 mi.)
Rochester, NY (4.1 mi.)
North Gates, NY (4.4 mi.)
Brighton, NY (6.1 mi.)
Spencerport, NY (8.9 mi.)
Hilton, NY (9.7 mi.)
Webster, NY (10.1 mi.)
East Rochester, NY (10.2 mi.)
Pittsford, NY (10.3 mi.)

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  1. A friend and I were in the cemetery this past fall, in the veterans section visiting grandparents. When we passed the children’s section, we froze. There was no wind whatsoever, yet the pinwheels decorating the kids cemetery were spinning like crazy!

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