Jan 25, 2009

Graves, conspiracies, and a mummy

(Rafael Alvarez) - Find a head's-up Lincoln penny on the street and it's your lucky day.
Come upon a handful of pennies on a tombstone in the Booth family plot at Baltimore's Green Mount Cemetery -- there were four glinting in the winter sun just the other day -- and you'll discover why no burial ground in the fabled boneyard receives more visitors than the relatives of John Wilkes Booth. Continued

Photos: Library of Congress