The 5 Eeriest Places in San Francisco

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When it comes to urban sprawl most cities aspire to be like San Francisco. Densely populated yet pristine, culturally-significant yet laid-back, the Bay Area achieves a certain ideal few cities reach. With that said, the beautiful burg by the bay is not without its share of eerie sights and sounds. If you’re out seeing the best the city has to offer you may very well be standing in a space saturated with paranormal activity.

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A Thousand Lives Lost-Sawney Bean: The Story Behind The Hills Have Eyes

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The terrifying 1977 horror movie, The Hills Have Eyes, written and directed by Wes Craven, is both frightening and disturbing. The flick boasts an original tale of an incest-bred and cannibalistic clan as they hunt strangers for “food” in the Nevada desert. The plot is clear, albeit creepy, but the inspiration for the script is based on stories tales that, like any lore, contain varying amounts of embellishment inside the truth. Sawney Bean was born Alexander Bean in East Lothian, Scotland sometime during the late 1500’s. Unwilling to follow in his father’s vocational footsteps of ditch-digging, he and a female companion fled to the waters of Bennane Head in the county of Galloway. They found seclusion inside a deep cave that sank over 600 feet into the ground.

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The Patterson-Gimlin Film of Bigfoot: What Skeptics Still Struggle to Explain

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The most famous of all alleged “Bigfootage” ever produced, the Patterson-Gimlin film remains an iconic artifact of the unknown. Shot nearly five decades ago on Bluff Creek in California near the Oregon border, the minute-long scene recorded onto 16mm film by Roger Patterson accompanied by Bob Gimlin depicts a subject covered in brown hair walking upright away from the camera. Frame # 352 captures the subject in its most memorable and revealing pose relative to the camera, an image which has since become the face of Sasquatch-related pop culture around the world.

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The First American Serial Killer: H.H. Holmes

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Born Herman Webster Mudgett, he was Dr. Henry Howard Holmes to society while alive and posthumously, H.H. Holmes. He is hardly remembered for his doctorate or an alliteration in his name. Indeed, his claim to shame is being the United States’ first serial killer.

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