The Ghost Of A Grave Robber Roams The Shores Of The Great Salt Lake
It was hard enough to be a pioneer settler in the Salt Lake Valley in the late 1800s…imagine burying a family member, only to find that a grave robber had dug him up and stolen his clothing! The grave robber who was convicted of this crime was sentenced to live on an island in the Great Salt Lake. What happened next is a mystery.
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Some still believe that the ghost of grave robber John Baptiste haunts the shoreline, and have claimed to see him on nights when the moon is full, wandering around as if looking for redemption.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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