History Has Forgotten This Bizarre Ohio Event From 90 Years Ago
Sometimes, events can be too strange and unsettling to explain—so they’re eventually forgotten altogether.
If you’ve ever heard of “Eugene the Mummy,” you should know that he was a real man who passed away in Ohio. He came to a small town in Ohio for work, died of natural causes and was never identified. To this day he has yet to be identified and it took nearly 36 years for the town to bury him. Read on to find out how, when and where this strange piece of Ohio history unfolded:
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To view an in-depth news segment on this story and hear locals talk about what it was like having Eugene displayed in Sabina for a number of years, watch the video below:
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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