Paranormal stories about New York City’s Hell Gate abound, from stories about a serial killer living inside the Hell Gate Bridge, to a tale of an encounter with the devil and a possible EVP that Chris just found in a recording from April.

Many of the stories of the Hell Gate center around the grand Hell Gate Bridge, so this episode dives into the bridge’s history, as well as accounts of people sneaking up onto the bridge and exploring it. The episode closes out with a recording that Chris did on the shore alongside the Hell Gate back in April 2020, which Chris thought was just a normal recording, but which maybe actually contains a couple somewhat terrifying EVPs? (Listen to the end for that.)

Highlights include:
• The best place to hide from zombies in NYC
• Other Hell Gates
• The Nazi plot to destroy the Hell Gate bridge
• A funny flaw in the Hell Gate’s paint job

Note: This episode includes brief mentions of suicide.

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Pictures of the Hell Gate Bridge

The Hell Gate Bridge, April 2020

Beneath the Hell Gate Bridge, April 2020

The Hell Gate Bridge, April 2020

The Triboro Bridge (left) and Hell Gate Bridge (right)

The underside of the Hell Gate Bridge, with its red lights, April 2020

The Triboro Bridge with the Hell Gate bridge behind it, April 2020

The Hell Gate Bridge seen from Astoria Park, April 2020

Plaque commemorating the General Slocum Disaster, April 2020

Triboro Bridge seen from near the Hell Gate Bridge, April 2020

The bottom of the Hell Gate bridge

The bottom of the Hell Gate bridge, November 2020

Hell Gate mural beneath the Hell Gate bridge in Astoria Park

Hell Gate mural beneath the Hell Gate bridge in Astoria Park, November 2020

The Hell Gate, with the RFK and Hell Gate Bridge in the distance

The Hell Gate, with the RFK and Hell Gate Bridge in the distance, November 2020

The Hell Gate and Hell Gate Bridge seen from Astoria Park

The Hell Gate and Hell Gate Bridge seen from Astoria Park, November 2020

 

Sources consulted RE: The Haunted Hell Gate

For more sources consulted, check out The General Slocum Disaster, Hell Gate, New York City.

Websites consulted RE: The Haunted Hell Gate

Articles RE: The Haunted Hell Gate

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The General Slocum Disaster: On a summer afternoon in 1904, the General Slocum, a supposedly unsinkable ship carrying about 1,300 people bound for a picnic, caught fire and sank in New York City’s notorious Hell Gate.

The General Slocum disaster was the second-worst maritime disaster in US history and the greatest loss of life in NYC before 9/11. But it’s been largely forgotten. When a church group and their neighbors went on an ill-fated day trip to Long Island, they encountered a disaster of unfathomable proportions, bolstered by greed, incompetence, and cowardice. And they would pay for other people’s mistakes with their own lives.

Over 1,000 people, mostly women and children, died that day, decimating the population of Manhattan’s Little Germany and devastating family members who’d been left behind. While this is an upsetting story, it’s an important one when looking at the Hell Gate’s history, as well as stories of the paranormal in the area.

Note: This episode contains stories about many people–including children–drowning and dying in a fire.

Highlights include:
• Drunk anarchists from Paterson, NJ
• What happened to NYC’s lost neighborhood of Little Germany
• An unsinkable ship that sank 8 years before the Titanic
• Heroic rescue efforts by tugboat captains and hospital employees and patients
• Guilty parties getting away with, if not murder, then manslaughter
• A possibly cursed ship

 

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Sources consulted RE: The General Slocum Disaster

Websites consulted RE: The General Slocum Disaster

  • https://ephemeralnewyork.wordpress.com/tag/east-river-shipwrecks/
  • https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/south-carolina/haunted-oakwood-cemetery-sc/
  • https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/kentucky/kasey-cemetery-ky/
  • https://www.haunted-places-to-go.com/haunted-huntsville.html
  • https://www.insider.com/urban-legends-us-2018-1#alabama-hells-gate-bridge-1
  • http://theghostdiaries.com/places-around-the-world-known-as-the-gates-of-hell/
  • https://gothamist.com/news/the-strange-history-of-nycs-mighty-hell-gate
  • https://www.historynet.com/world-war-ii-german-saboteurs-invade-america-in-1942.htm
  • https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/earth-without-people
  • https://www.timeout.com/newyork/attractions/hell-gate-bridge
  • https://boroughsofthedead.com/hell-gate-bridge-a-great-survivor/
  • https://www.stonehengenyc.com/blog/haunted-new-york
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PS_General_Slocum
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/German_Evangelical_Lutheran_Church_of_St._Mark
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Germany,_Manhattan
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Germany,_Manhattan
  • https://www.nypl.org/blog/2011/06/13/great-slocum-disaster-june-15-1904
  • https://antiquephotographics.com/the-general-slocum-disaster-ny-harbor-1904/
  • https://stuffnobodycaresabout.com/2014/06/14/the-1904-general-slocum-disaster-had-survivors-that-lived-into-the-21st-century/
  • https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/a-spectacle-of-horror-the-burning-of-the-general-slocum-104712974/
  • http://behindthescenes.nyhistory.org/general-slocum-disaster-photos/
  • https://history.wikia.org/wiki/List_of_General_Slocum_victims
  • https://www.garemaritime.com/the-general-slocum/
  • https://thehauntedjournal.wordpress.com/2018/04/20/hell-gate-bridge/
  • https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/earth-without-people
  • https://www.historynet.com/world-war-ii-german-saboteurs-invade-america-in-1942.htm
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell_Gate_Bridge
  • https://ltvsquad.com/2005/05/13/hell-gate-bridge/

Articles RE: The General Slocum Disaster

  • TALES OF HORROR TOLD BY SURVIVORS: Eye-Witness Stories of Swift and Awful Panic. FAMILY PARTIES WIPED OUT Mrny Brave Deeds on Board the Doomed Steamboat Amid Scenes of Wild Panic. New York Times (1857-1922); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]16 June 1904: 2.

  • GRIEF-CRAZED CROWDS VIEW LINES OF DEAD: Scores Prevented from Throwing Themselves Into River. BOAT LOADS OF BODIES Immense Crowds Weeping and Struggling Seek to Identify Them. MANY PATHETIC INCIDENTS Measures Taken by Officials to Safeguard Interest of Relatives — Over $200,000 in Valuables Found on the Victims. New York Times (1857-1922); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]16 June 1904: 1.

  • 1,000 LIVES MAY BE LOST IN BURNING OF THE EXCURSION BOAT GEN. SLOCUM: St. Mark’s Church Excursion Ends in Disaster in East River Close to Land and Safety. 693 BODIES FOUND — HUNDREDS MISSING OR INJURED Flames Following Explosion Drive Scores to Death in the Water. FIERCE STRUGGLES FOR ROTTEN LIFE PRESERVERS The Captain, Instead of Making for the Nearest Landing, Runs the Doomed Vessel Ashore on North Brother Island in Deep Water — Many Thrilling Rescues — Few Men on Board to Stem the Panic of Women and Children.
    New York Times (1857-1922); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]16 June 1904: 1.

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Sunken Treasure at Hell Gate, New York City: Legend has it that beneath the East River lies millions of dollars in gold.

In 1780, during the Revolutionary War, a British frigate called the HMS Hussar struck a reef and sank to the bottom of the East River. Many people believe that the ship carried an enormous amount of gold as payroll for British soldiers.

Despite its location in the most dangerous waters in the area, treasure hunters have searched for the Hussar in vain for years. One submarine inventor lost his entire fortune in the search for the treasure, while other salvagers have sunk millions into the search. If the treasure is there, it seems that it doesn’t want to be found . . .

Highlights include:
• A loaded cannon found in Central Park in 2013
• Shipworms, aka the “Termites of the Sea”
• Hidden treasure maps found at the New York Public Library
• The inventor of the modern submarine
• The largest explosion before the atomic bomb

Pictures of the Hell Gate

 
Hallet's Point and the Hell Gate

Hallet’s Point and the Hell Gate

The Hell Gate, with the RFK and Hell Gate Bridge in the distance

The Hell Gate, with the RFK and Hell Gate Bridge in the distance

Hell Gate mural beneath the Hell Gate bridge in Astoria Park

Hell Gate mural beneath the Hell Gate bridge in Astoria Park

The Hell Gate and Hell Gate Bridge seen from Astoria Park

The Hell Gate and Hell Gate Bridge seen from Astoria Park

The bottom of the Hell Gate bridge

The bottom of the Hell Gate bridge

 

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Sources consulted RE: Sunken Treasure at Hell Gate

Articles consulted RE: Sunken Treasure at Hell Gate

  • “HUSSAR GOLD QUEST RESUMED BY INVENTOR: SIMON LAKE IN ‘BABY’ SUBMARINE TO INVESTIGATE 3 HULKS FOUND SUNK NEAR HELL GATE.” New York Times (1923-Current file), Aug 06 1935, p. 19. ProQuest. Web. 8 Nov. 2020 .

     

  • LAKE’S SUBMARINE FAILS OF LAUNCHING: Mother Ship is Unable to Pull It … Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES. New York Times (1923-Current file); Oct 7, 1934; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times with Index
    pg. 27

     

  • LACK OF FUNDS HALTS LAKE’S TREASURE HUNT: His Submarine to Be Auctioned if He Fails to Get $394 to Pay Deckhand. New York Times (1923-Current file); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]21 June 1936: 23.

  • HUNT PIECES OF EIGHT.: Lake’s Submarine Retrieves Pail and Clam Shell in East River. New York Times (1923-Current file); Sep 27, 1935;
    ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times with Index
    pg. 23

  • LAKE THINKS HULK IS TREASURE SHIP: Inventor Believes He Has Found Wreck of Frigate Hussar in East River. CARRIED $1,800,000 GOLD Probing Reveals Hard Timbers in Indicated Position, and Treasury Is Notified. New York Times (1923-Current file); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]26 Sep 1936: 17.

     

  • SIMON LAKE AGAIN SUED: Inventor Seeking $4,000,000 Gold In $1,800 Foreclosure Action. New York Times (1923-Current file); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]11 Nov 1936: 2.

     

  • Simon Lake’s Home Is Foreclosed. New York Times (1923-Current file); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]06 Mar 1937: 15.

     

  • SIMON LAKE GETS RESPITE: Court Grants New Delay in Foreclosure Sale of Milford Home. New York Times (1923-Current file); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]18 Nov 1937: 18.

     

  • LYONS OFFERS GOLD TO BOOM THE BRONX: It’s Not His Gold and He Isn’t Even Sure It’s There, but He Believes in Hunting It AT BOTTOM OF EAST RIVER Book Says Frigate Hussar, With $4,000,000 in Bullion Aboard, Sank There in 1780 New York Times (1923-Current file); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]12 Feb 1940: 18.

  • SIMON LAKE DEAD; INVENTOR WAS 78: Father of Modern Submarine Intended Craft Only for Use in Peaceful Pursuits HUNTED SUNKEN TREASURE Lost Fortune Attempting to Salvage Lusitania, Recover Millions in East River Built 100 Craft During the War Experimented in Baltimore Founded Bridgeport Concern Sought Lusitania Treasure Family of Welsh Origin. The New York Times, 1934.New York Times (1923-Current file); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]24 June 1945: 22.

  • Ship of Dreams: Ship of Dreams
    Vanderbilt, Tom.New York Times (1923-Current file); New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]17 Feb 2002: cy1.

Books consulted RE: Sunken Treasure at Hell Gate

Websites RE: Sunken Treasure at Hell Gate

  • Devil places: https://spookygeology.com/devil-places/
  • Devil places map: https://gizmodo.com/hail-satan-a-map-of-all-the-places-named-after-the-dev-1456016654
  • https://gothamist.com/news/the-strange-history-of-nycs-mighty-hell-gate
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell_Gate_Bridge
  • https://www.geographicus.com/P/AntiqueMap/HellGateRooseveltIsland-uscs-1891
  • Current nautical chart: https://charts.noaa.gov/BookletChart/12339_BookletChart.pdf
  • https://www.flickr.com/photos/wallyg/870743950/
  • https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/mill-rock-park/history
  • 1886 map: https://picryl.com/media/blackwells-wards-and-randalls-islands-and-adjacent-shores-of-east-and-harlem-31f143?zoom=true
  • https://vos.noaa.gov/MWL/aug_07/hellgate.shtml
  • Hell gate charts:
    https://celebrating200years.noaa.gov/new_york_charts/hell_gate.html
  • Removal of Hell Gate rocks:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Removal_of_Hell_Gate_rocks
  • The conquest of Hell Gate:
    https://www.nan.usace.army.mil/Portals/37/docs/history/hellgate.pdf
    https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/mill-rock-park/history
  • https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/mill-rock-park/
  • Hell gate map 1700s:
    https://picryl.com/media/map-of-new-york-i-with-the-adjacent-rocks-and-other-remarkable-parts-of-hell-cc02a9
  • Hell gate pics:
    https://picryl.com/search?q=hell%20gate
  • Opening hell gate:
    https://picryl.com/media/opening-hell-gate-at-a-cost-of-dollar7000000-map-course-of-wider-hell-gate-ab9a7f
  • Destruction of flood rock: https://picryl.com/media/destruction-of-flood-rock-at-hell-gate-2ef359
  • Rev war map: https://picryl.com/media/a-plan-of-the-narrows-of-hells-gate-in-the-east-river-near-which-batteries
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell_Gate
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tidal_strait
  • https://www.givemeastoria.com/2020/09/17/a-treasure-under-hell-gate/
  • https://blogcritics.org/new-york-citys-hell-gate-bridges/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolutionary_War
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Hussar_(1763)
  • https://www.nytimes.com/1985/09/26/nyregion/in-east-river-a-gold-frigate-and-high-hopes.html
  • https://www.nytimes.com/1985/09/29/weekinreview/the-region-raise-the-hms-hussar.html
  • https://www.nytimes.com/1987/08/09/nyregion/follow-up-on-the-news-about-that-gold-in-the-east-river.html
  • https://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/04/nyregion/finding-trash-and-worse-but-so-far-no-ship-with-treasure.html
  • http://www.simonlake.com/html/explorer.html
  • https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1934/10/13/hussar
  • http://www.simonlake.com/html/explorer.html
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Lake
  • https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/13/nyregion/ny-harbor-wood-eating-shipworms.html
  • https://nypost.com/2004/04/19/worm-warfare-borer-destroying-our-waterfronts/
  • https://www.nytimes.com/1986/05/07/nyregion/diver-to-explore-east-river-wreck-for-treasure.html
  • https://mysteriouswritings.com/the-mystery-and-lost-treasure-of-the-h-m-s-hussar/
  • https://numa.net/2019/08/is-hms-hussars-treasure-in-a-landfill/
  • http://www.bronxmall.com/cult/film/page4.html
  • http://thesimonlakestory.com/
  • https://njscuba.net/sites/site_treasure.php

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A look at the mysterious Gothic lighthouse that stands at the tip of New York City’s Roosevelt Island.

Did a lunatic named Thomas Maxey build the lighthouse? If so, why did a now-missing stone say that an unknown person named John McCarthy built it? Or was it designed by 19th century starchitect, James Renwick, Jr, who was also responsible for St. Patrick’s Cathedral?

There isn’t a lot of good information about this online, but a deep dive into newspaper archives had helped get some answers. Chris shares some theories about the lighthouse, as well as more about the industrious “lunatic,” Thomas Maxey, who may have had a hand in its construction.

Highlights include:
• More about Fort Maxey
• James Renwick, Jr, architect of St. Patrick’s Cathedral
• Drama with the US Lighthouse Board
• Plenty of wild speculation

Pictures of The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Seen from the ferry, October 2020

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Seen from the ferry, October 2020

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Sign at the Roosevelt Island Lighthouse, May 2020

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Bollard at the Roosevelt Island Lighthouse, May 2020

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Doorway of the Roosevelt Island Lighthouse, May 2020

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Roosevelt Island Lighthouse, May 2020

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Foliate details, Roosevelt Island Lighthouse, May 2020

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Roosevelt Island Lighthouse, May 2020

 
The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

The lighthouse seen from Hallet’s Cove, Astoria, November 2020

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

An 1851 nautical chart showing what the northern tip of Blackwell’s Island looked like, overlaid on the island on Google Earth

The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

What the northern end of Roosevelt Island looks like today

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Sources consulted RE: The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

See the A Victorian Lunatic’s Fort: Fort Maxey, Blackwell’s Island, NYC, for additional sources for this episode.

Videos of The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Thomas Edison’s 1903 video of Blackwell’s Island, including the lighthouse.

Articles consulted RE: The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

  • The Chicago Evening Mail (Chicago, Illinois) · Thu, Dec 29, 1870 · Page 3
  • https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/668142082 Downloaded on Oct 29, 2020
  • The Meriden Daily Republican (Meriden, Connecticut) · Thu, Jul 23, 1874 · Page 3. https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/674763408 Downloaded on Oct 29, 2020
  • The St. Albans Weekly Messenger (Saint Albans, Vermont) · Fri, Jul 31, 1874 · Page 6 https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/443287342 Downloaded on Oct 29, 2020
  • “Facts and Fancies” The Milwaukee Sentinel: July 31, 1874. Page 3.
  • Boston Post (Boston, Massachusetts) · Sat, Jul 25, 1874 · Page 4 https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/74392312 Downloaded on Oct 29, 2020
  • Wayne County Herald (Honesdale, Pennsylvania) · Thu, Aug 6, 1874 · Page 1
    https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/362447557 Downloaded on Oct 29, 2020
  • Fort Maxey, Wednesday, July 19, 1865, New Haven Palladium, 25 , Issue 179
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) · Wed, Jul 19, 1871 · Page 8 https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/167861583 Downloaded on Oct 29, 2020
  • Black River Gazette (Ludlow, Vermont) · Fri, Jan 13, 1871 · Page 1
    https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/355365618 Downloaded on Oct 29, 2020
  • The Times (Streator, Illinois) · Wed, Sep 11, 1889 · Page 1
    https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/543479332 Downloaded on Oct 29, 2020
  • FOR HARBOR IMPROVEMENTS: SACEESTIOUS AT A MEETING OT THE PILOT COMMISSIONERS
    New York Times (1857-1922); Dec 30, 1896; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times with Index pg. 8
  • A Blackwell’s Island Stampede. New York Herald. April 30, 1873
  • Paid for Twice. The Evening World (New York, New York) · Wed, Apr 24, 1889 · Page 1 https://newscomwc.newspapers.com/image/78637510 Downloaded on Oct 30, 2020
  • In the Court of Special . . . New York Tribune. August 8, 1870
    “On a flagstone in front of the lighthouse. . .” New York NY Press 1909 – 1257

Books consulted RE: The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

Websites RE: The Roosevelt Island Lighthouse

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bollard

  • Dock Construction Guide

  • Sticks & Stones – A Traditional Les Cheneaux Crib Dock Replacement Project

  • https://web.archive.org/web/20090517003017/http://nyc10044.com/timeln/timeline.html

  • The Lighthouse

  • https://gothamist.com/news/the-strange-history-of-nycs-mighty-hell-gate

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hell_Gate_Bridge

  • https://www.geographicus.com/P/AntiqueMap/HellGateRooseveltIsland-uscs-1891

  • Current nautical chart: https://charts.noaa.gov/BookletChart/12339_BookletChart.pdf

  • https://lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=75

  • https://www.liboatingworld.com/single-post/2018/05/30/Exploring-NYs-East-River-Some-of-Its-Rich-History

  • https://www.us-lighthouses.com/blackwell-island-lighthouse

  • The Lighthouse

  • https://rioc.ny.gov/179/The-Lighthouse

  • Mysteries of Roosevelt Island: The Madman’s Lighthouse

  • http://www.correctionhistory.org/rooseveltisland/

  • http://www.correctionhistory.org/rooseveltisland/html/chapincards4.html#lite2

  • http://www.correctionhistory.org/rooseveltisland/html/rooseveltislandtour_lighthouse.html

  • https://daytoninmanhattan.blogspot.com/2010/10/mysterious-blackwell-island-lighthouse.html

  • The Lighthouses of NYC

  • https://rihs.us/2020/09/

  • https://www.stonehengenyc.com/blog/Roosevelt-Island-Day-Trip?_escaped_fragment_=#!

  • Lighthouse Park Roosevelt Island 900 Main Street New York, NY 10044

  • https://www.nps.gov/places/blackwell-s-island-new-york-city.htm

  • Lighthouse pics: https://www.loc.gov/item/ny0953/

  • Landmarks commission report: http://www.neighborhoodpreservationcenter.org/db/bb_files/LIGHTHOUSE-ROOSEVELT-IS.pdf

  • https://rihs.us/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/2018-August-Blackwells-Almanac.pdf

  • Tuesday, September 1, 2020 -SOME WONDERFUL LIGHTHOUSES NEARBY

  • The Lighthouse

  • https://joebrunoonthemob.wordpress.com/tag/the-whyos/

  • https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/mill-rock-park/history

  • https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/podcast/july17/nop08-historical-maps-charts.html

  • 1903 pic of lighthouse and island:
    https://picryl.com/media/panorama-of-blackwells-island-ny

  • 1886 map: https://picryl.com/media/blackwells-wards-and-randalls-islands-and-adjacent-shores-of-east-and-harlem-31f143?zoom=true

  • http://www.correctionhistory.org/rooseveltisland/html/rooseveltislandtour_lighthouse.html

  • http://americanyc.org/documents/10184/57129/AYC+2013+Spring+Cruising+Notes+Final.pdf/6594f92b-dc97-46ad-95fb-d6ee8c5a8b38?version=1.0

  • https://libraetd.lib.virginia.edu/downloads/1z40kt09r?filename=Dissertation_final_Libra.pdf

  • Report of the Welfare Island Planning and Development Committee : submitted to John V. Lindsay, Mayor, City of New York, February 1969. by Welfare Island Planning and Development Committee. https://archive.org/details/reportofwelfarei00welf/page/30/mode/2up?q=mccarthy

     

  • https://rioc.ny.gov/DocumentCenter/View/56/New-York-1960s-Chap-8-PDF

  • https://daniel-lanciana.medium.com/new-york-icons-harbor-islands-cdfe3097c66c

  • To Be Sane Amongst the Insane

  • http://www.asylumprojects.org/index.php?title=Blackwell%27s_Island_Asylum

  • CHARLES DICKENS VISIT • AN ISLAND IN THE MIST • ARTWORKS FOR SALE

  • Nellie Bly: Charles Dickens’ Visit to Blackwell’s Island Asylum 1842 – Part 4

  • https://www.melinadruga.com/blackwellsislandasylum/

  • ROOSEVELT ISLAND 2005

  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackwell_Island_Light

  • https://lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=753

  • https://vos.noaa.gov/MWL/aug_07/hellgate.shtml

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In the mid-19th century, Thomas Maxey, a patient at the New York Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell’s Island, built Fort Maxey, a strange structure complete with cannons, a garden of tall flowers, and mysterious carvings.

The infamous New York Lunatic Asylum has its share of chilling stories. But one odd, forgotten story is the tale of a mysterious man who took it upon himself to build a bizarre, hobbit-hole like “fort,” which included a bridge, a bizarre stone gateway, and a toll for curious visitors.

Thomas Maxey, the “lunatic” who built the structure single-handedly, believed that the government would one day realize how valuable the fort was and purchase it from him. But in the meantime, he lived in the fort himself, surrounding himself with hollyhocks and broken weapons, donning pretty hats, and regaling his guests with stories about mythology and the ancients.

 

Highlights include:
• An infamous lunatic asylum
• An “insane” man who seems smarter than most sane people
• People being committed to the asylum for no reason
• Nellie Bly’s gutsy investigative reporting
• Some follow-up on the Luxor, and magical triangles

 

“At the farthest extremity of the Island the ground on which [Fort Maxey] stands has been rescued from the grasp of Neptune by the . . . endeavors only of its proprietor, whose name is given to the structure—Thomas Maxey, Esq., architect, mason, carpenter, civil engineer, philosopher, and philanthropist.”
-from an article in Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, from February 1866

 

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Fort Maxey Blackwell's Island

Within Fort Maxey-Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Volume 126 December 1865 to May 1866

Fort Maxey Blackwell's Island

Grand Entrance to Fort Maxey, Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper. March 24, 1866

Fort Maxey Blackwell's Island

Gateway To Fort Maxey, Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Volume 126 December 1865 to May 1866

Fort Maxey

Unwanted Visitors-Fort Maxey. Frank Leslie’s llustrated_Newspaper. March 24, 1866

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Books consulted RE: Fort Maxey Blackwell’s Island

Websites RE: Fort Maxey Blackwell’s Island

  • Great pics of the asylum: https://www.theruin.org/blog/2016/10/12/the-new-york-city-lunatic-asylum-a-history
  • https://quiverquotes.com/2017/05/03/to-be-sane-amongst-the-insane/
  • http://www.asylumprojects.org/index.php?title=Blackwell%27s_Island_Asylum
  • https://rihs.us/2020/03/30/charles-dickens-visit-%E2%80%A2-an-island-in-the-mist-%E2%80%A2-artworks-for-sale/
  • https://lisawallerrogers.com/2009/01/03/charles-dickens-visit-to-blackwells-island-asylum-1842/
  • https://www.melinadruga.com/blackwellsislandasylum/
  • https://forgotten-ny.com/2005/10/roosevelt-island-2005/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackwell_Island_Light
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    Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Volume 126 December 1865 to May 1866: https://archive.org/details/harpersnew32various/page/290/mode/2up?q=fort+maxey
  • Article page 184: https://archive.org/details/harpersweekly00bonn/page/184/mode/2up?q=blackwell%27s
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A look at the Luxor Hotel ghosts in Las Vegas, as well as some of the tragedies and violence that have happened in the area.

This episode is focused on the haunted aspects of the hotel, including creepy things that have happened there and nearby, theories about why it may be haunted, ideas about what should be done to counteract the Luxor “curse” and more.

Note: This episode contains brief mentions of suicide, domestic violence, mass shooting, bombing, and falling from a great height.

Highlights include:
• A possible burial ground for mob victims
• What supposedly happens to your body if you die in a Vegas hotel
• Mysterious deaths and violence
• Theories about the hotel’s “curse” and how to lift it
• Possible Illuminati connections

 

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Sources consulted RE: Luxor Hotel Ghosts

Articles RE: Luxor Hotel Ghosts

  • Wright, Gordon. “Pyramidal shape pushes the envelope.” Building Design & Construction, vol. 35, no. 8, Aug. 1994, p. 36+. Gale Academic OneFile, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A15687724/AONE?u=nypl&sid=AONE&xid=710afd9f. Accessed 12 Oct. 2020.

  • Hartinger, Brent. “Is it real or is it just really cool.” Omni, vol. 17, no. 3, Dec. 1994, p. 35. Gale Academic OneFile, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A15986878/AONE?u=nypl&sid=AONE&xid=5abe0e0d. Accessed 12 Oct. 2020.

Websites RE: Luxor Hotel Ghosts

  • The Making of Luxor Las Vegas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwB14kIEI2A
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Las_Vegas_casinos_that_never_opened#Xanadu
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxor_Las_Vegas
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Excalibur_Hotel_and_Casino
  • https://excalibur.mgmresorts.com/en.html
  • https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7203118/anniversary-tupac-shakur-murder-shot-dead-las-vegas/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tupac_Shakur#Death
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gettin’_Jiggy_wit_It
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mirage
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treasure_Island_Hotel_and_Casin
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Dream_Meadowlands
  • https://gaming.unlv.edu/Xanadu/then.html
  • http://digital.library.unlv.edu/skyline/hotel/xanadu
  • https://viewfinder.expedia.com/most-amazing-hotels-never-built/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanadu
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kubla_Khan
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Simbel_temples
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candela
  • https://www.lasvegasadvisor.com/question/luxor-implosion/
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20200831185429/https://vitalvegas.com/rumor-mill-demolition-could-be-in-the-cards-for-luxor/
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20161226060524/
  • http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/luxors-floor-under-review
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20200912074529/
  • https://www.casino.org/news/luxor-las-vegas-demolition-rumors-spread-insiders-say-days-numbered/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sands_Hotel_and_Casino
  • http://onlinenevada.org/articles/luxor-hotel
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_G._Bennett_(gaming_executive)
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20190803113506/https://www.casino.org/blog/deaths-in-luxor/
  • https://www.reference.com/history/many-people-died-building-empire-state-building-48bddec3439ab036
  • https://www.forconstructionpros.com/blogs/construction-toolbox/blog/12096401/looking-back-on-the-worlds-deadliest-construction-projects
  • https://www.reviewjournal.com/entertainment/entertainment-columns/kats/vegas-attraction-bodies-adds-covid-exhibit-titanic-back-online-2140592/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodies:_The_Exhibition
  • https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5637687
  • https://www.ktnv.com/positivelylv/now-open-titanic-the-artifact-exhibition-and-bodies-the-exhibition-at-luxor-hotel-and-casino
  • https://luxor.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/titanic.html
  • https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/861169/las-vegas-shooting-mandalay-bay-resort-luxor-hotel-bomb-threat
  • https://www.inquisitr.com/4531623/las-vegas-shooting-conspiracy-theories-surface-illuminati-area-51-luxor/
  • https://illuminatiwatcher.com/las-vegas-shooting-stephen-paddock-illuminati-conspiracy-theories/
  • https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-truths/famous-waypoints-aviation-luxor-sky-beam/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Las_Vegas_shooting
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  • http://www.becksghosthunters.com/2019/01/the-luxor-in-las-vegas-is-haunted-what.html
  • https://vegasghosts.com/luxor-dark-pyramid-vegas/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye_of_Providence
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  • https://www.bestofvegas.com/articles/haunted-hotels-in-las-vegas/
  • https://www.travelchannel.com/destinations/us/nv/las-vegas/articles/luxor-las-vegas
  • https://lasvegassun.com/news/1996/sep/26/woman-commits-suicide-inside-luxor/
  • https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2015/08/high-rollers-and-high-strangeness-the-haunted-casinos-of-las-vegas/
  • http://hauntedhoneymoon.com/hauntedplaces/luxor.html
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3sZKKrfkEo
  • https://www.hauntedrooms.com/nevada/las-vegas/haunted-places/haunted-hotels
  • https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/nevada/articles/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-las-vegas-luxor-hotel/
  • http://www.hauntedpoker.com/true-hauntings/luxor-las-vegas-haunted.html
  • https://www.thrillist.com/lifestyle/las-vegas/haunted-houses-in-las-vegas-nevada-halloween
  • https://vitalvegas.com/rumor-mill-demolition-could-be-in-the-cards-for-luxor/
  • https://vitalvegas.com/insider-secrets-really-really-dont-want-know-las-vegas/
  • http://www.weirdca.com/location.php?location=128
  • https://amyscrypt.com/haunted-places-las-vegas-nevada/
  • https://www.lasvegasadvisor.com/question/luxor-boat-ride/
  • http://www.vegastripping.com/news/blog/4282/luxor-sinks/
  • https://ballenvegas.com/haunted-vegas/
  • https://www.bestuscasinos.org/news/las-vegas-luxor-may-soon-demolished/
  • http://www.city-data.com/forum/las-vegas/1668131-luxor-haunted-2.html
  • https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7203118/anniversary-tupac-shakur-murder-shot-dead-las-vegas/
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/with-prices-down-24200-per-room-nyc-hotels-set-for-more-pain/ar-BB19RI8Z
  • https://www.thepierreny.com/
  • https://luxor.mgmresorts.com/en.html
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3sZKKrfkEo
  • https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/lightning-bolt-strikes-las-vegas-2071605
  • https://www.lasvegasinsideout.com/luxor-hotel-after-opening-in-1993/
  • https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1993-10-17-tr-46901-story.html
  • http://www.lvstriphistory.com/ie/luxor.htm
  • https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1993-07-13-fi-12815-story.html

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The Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas is one of the most iconic hotels on the strip—and supposedly one of the most haunted.

Back in the 1990s, there were grand plans to make Vegas a new Disney-type destination, full of ornate themed resorts and fun activities for children. The Luxor Hotel and Casino, an Ancient Egyptian themed hotel that’s shaped like a giant obsidian pyramid with a beam of light coming out of the top, was a strange and fascinating example of Vegas’ ’90s family-friendly ambitions. But all that changed in the early 2000s, when Vegas changed tack.

This week is a look at the history of the hotel, from its construction and grand opening to its current de-themed state, plus some initial thoughts on why people might believe the hotel is cursed.

Highlights include:
• A ill-fated pyramid hotel project that was planned for the site next to the Luxor
• Mysterious dead links
• A light that’s visible from space
• Special elevators that go sideways and up to bring people to their rooms
• Ancient alien 3D movies
• Authentic reproductions of Ancient Egyptian artifacts

 

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Sources consulted RE: The Haunted Luxor Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

Articles RE: The Haunted Luxor Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

  • Wright, Gordon. “Pyramidal shape pushes the envelope.” Building Design & Construction, vol. 35, no. 8, Aug. 1994, p. 36+. Gale Academic OneFile, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A15687724/AONE?u=nypl&sid=AONE&xid=710afd9f. Accessed 12 Oct. 2020.

  • Hartinger, Brent. “Is it real or is it just really cool.” Omni, vol. 17, no. 3, Dec. 1994, p. 35. Gale Academic OneFile, https://link.gale.com/apps/doc/A15986878/AONE?u=nypl&sid=AONE&xid=5abe0e0d. Accessed 12 Oct. 2020.

Websites RE: The Haunted Luxor Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas

  • The Making of Luxor Las Vegas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwB14kIEI2A
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Las_Vegas_casinos_that_never_opened#Xanadu
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxor_Las_Vegas
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Excalibur_Hotel_and_Casino
  • https://excalibur.mgmresorts.com/en.html
  • https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7203118/anniversary-tupac-shakur-murder-shot-dead-las-vegas/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tupac_Shakur#Death
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gettin’_Jiggy_wit_It
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mirage
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treasure_Island_Hotel_and_Casin
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Dream_Meadowlands
  • https://gaming.unlv.edu/Xanadu/then.html
  • http://digital.library.unlv.edu/skyline/hotel/xanadu
  • https://viewfinder.expedia.com/most-amazing-hotels-never-built/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanadu
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kubla_Khan
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Simbel_temples
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candela
  • https://www.lasvegasadvisor.com/question/luxor-implosion/
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20200831185429/https://vitalvegas.com/rumor-mill-demolition-could-be-in-the-cards-for-luxor/
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20161226060524/
  • http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/luxors-floor-under-review
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20200912074529/
  • https://www.casino.org/news/luxor-las-vegas-demolition-rumors-spread-insiders-say-days-numbered/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sands_Hotel_and_Casino
  • http://onlinenevada.org/articles/luxor-hotel
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_G._Bennett_(gaming_executive)
  • https://web.archive.org/web/20190803113506/https://www.casino.org/blog/deaths-in-luxor/
  • https://www.reference.com/history/many-people-died-building-empire-state-building-48bddec3439ab036
  • https://www.forconstructionpros.com/blogs/construction-toolbox/blog/12096401/looking-back-on-the-worlds-deadliest-construction-projects
  • https://www.reviewjournal.com/entertainment/entertainment-columns/kats/vegas-attraction-bodies-adds-covid-exhibit-titanic-back-online-2140592/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bodies:_The_Exhibition
  • https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5637687
  • https://www.ktnv.com/positivelylv/now-open-titanic-the-artifact-exhibition-and-bodies-the-exhibition-at-luxor-hotel-and-casino
  • https://luxor.mgmresorts.com/en/entertainment/titanic.html
  • https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/861169/las-vegas-shooting-mandalay-bay-resort-luxor-hotel-bomb-threat
  • https://www.inquisitr.com/4531623/las-vegas-shooting-conspiracy-theories-surface-illuminati-area-51-luxor/
  • https://illuminatiwatcher.com/las-vegas-shooting-stephen-paddock-illuminati-conspiracy-theories/
  • https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-truths/famous-waypoints-aviation-luxor-sky-beam/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2017_Las_Vegas_shooting
  • https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g45963-d111709-Reviews-Luxor_Hotel_Casino-Las_Vegas_Nevada.html
  • http://www.becksghosthunters.com/2019/01/the-luxor-in-las-vegas-is-haunted-what.html
  • https://vegasghosts.com/luxor-dark-pyramid-vegas/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye_of_Providence
  • https://www.vegasbright.com/2016/03/29/luxors-questionable-origins-the-crookedness-of-an-era-gone-by/
  • https://www.bestofvegas.com/articles/haunted-hotels-in-las-vegas/
  • https://www.travelchannel.com/destinations/us/nv/las-vegas/articles/luxor-las-vegas
  • https://lasvegassun.com/news/1996/sep/26/woman-commits-suicide-inside-luxor/
  • https://mysteriousuniverse.org/2015/08/high-rollers-and-high-strangeness-the-haunted-casinos-of-las-vegas/
  • http://hauntedhoneymoon.com/hauntedplaces/luxor.html
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3sZKKrfkEo
  • https://www.hauntedrooms.com/nevada/las-vegas/haunted-places/haunted-hotels
  • https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/nevada/articles/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-las-vegas-luxor-hotel/
  • http://www.hauntedpoker.com/true-hauntings/luxor-las-vegas-haunted.html
  • https://www.thrillist.com/lifestyle/las-vegas/haunted-houses-in-las-vegas-nevada-halloween
  • https://vitalvegas.com/rumor-mill-demolition-could-be-in-the-cards-for-luxor/
  • https://vitalvegas.com/insider-secrets-really-really-dont-want-know-las-vegas/
  • http://www.weirdca.com/location.php?location=128
  • https://amyscrypt.com/haunted-places-las-vegas-nevada/
  • https://www.lasvegasadvisor.com/question/luxor-boat-ride/
  • http://www.vegastripping.com/news/blog/4282/luxor-sinks/
  • https://ballenvegas.com/haunted-vegas/
  • https://www.bestuscasinos.org/news/las-vegas-luxor-may-soon-demolished/
  • http://www.city-data.com/forum/las-vegas/1668131-luxor-haunted-2.html
  • https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/7203118/anniversary-tupac-shakur-murder-shot-dead-las-vegas/
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/with-prices-down-24200-per-room-nyc-hotels-set-for-more-pain/ar-BB19RI8Z
  • https://www.thepierreny.com/
  • https://luxor.mgmresorts.com/en.html
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3sZKKrfkEo
  • https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/lightning-bolt-strikes-las-vegas-2071605
  • https://www.lasvegasinsideout.com/luxor-hotel-after-opening-in-1993/
  • https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1993-10-17-tr-46901-story.html
  • http://www.lvstriphistory.com/ie/luxor.htm
  • https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1993-07-13-fi-12815-story.html

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A look at the legendary Book of Thoth and the historical figure who inspired Ancient Egypt’s most famous fictional sorcerer and is considered the first Egyptologist.

Setne Khamwas, aka Prince Khaemweset, was the son of Ramesses the Great, as well as a high priest of Ptah, and a historian with a passion for preserving Ancient Egyptian history. He traveled around Egypt, restoring sites and monuments from the Old Kingdom, including the famous Pyramids at Giza. He’s a big factor in why so many famous Ancient Egyptian sites are in relatively good repair. He’s also behind some ancient alien theories.

The Book of Thoth, a book of magic that was featured in the fictional stories about Setne Khamwas, also has an interesting backstory, and links to ceremonial magic, Hermes Trismegistus, and hermeticism in general.

Highlights include:

• Ancient aliens
• A magical bull
• Field mice fighting battles
• The good and bad parts of being an ancient historian/tomb raider

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Sources consulted RE: The Book of Thoth and the First Egyptologist

Books RE: The Book of Thoth and the First Egyptologist

Websites RE: The Book of Thoth and the First Egyptologist

  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/1054/the-tales-of-prince-setna/
  • https://www.ancient.eu/Khaemweset/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apis_(deity)
  • https://www.popsci.com/blog-network/unpopular-science/did-ancient-aliens-build-giant-stone-boxes-egypt/
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  • https://www.ancient.eu/Sea_Peoples/
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  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermes_Trismegistus
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermeticism
  • https://www.ancient.eu/Bronze_Age_Collapse/
  • https://www.ancient.eu/Thoth/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Thoth
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emerald_Tablet
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prima_materia
  • https://www.ancient.eu/Thoth/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notre-Dame_de_Paris
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonehenge
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis,_Egypt
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramesses_II
  • https://www.ancient.eu/imhotep/
  • https://www.ancient.eu/video/1031/the-book-of-thoth/
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  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stonehenge
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Thoth
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  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt_(Roman_province)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imhotep
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imhotep_(The_Mummy)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duat
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osiris
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anubis
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ammit
  • http://www.egyptianmyths.net/mythsealletr.htm
  • http://www.perankhgroup.com/The%20Sealed%20Letter%20-%20Se%20osiris.htm
  • http://www.egyptianmyths.net/section-myths.htm
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/1057/setna-ii-a-detailed-summary–commentary/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptah
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis,_Egypt
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/885/egyptian-gods—the-complete-list/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ennead
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thoth
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouroboros
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osiris
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crook_and_flail
  • http://ib205.tripod.com/setne_2.html
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osiris
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/1054/the-tales-of-prince-setna/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_Magical_Papyri
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tale_of_Setne_Khamwas_and_Si-Osire
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khaemweset
  • https://www.thetorah.com/article/yhwhs-war-against-the-egyptian-sun-god-ra
  • http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/magic.htm
  • http://www.egyptsearch.com/forums/ultimatebb.cgi?ubb=next_topic;f=15;t=002869;go=older
  • http://www.attalus.org/egypt/setne.html
  • http://vr.theatre.ntu.edu.tw/hlee/course/th6_520/sty_egy/minor/seallet.htm
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  • https://books.google.com/books?id=5z3CAgAAQBAJ&lpg=PT336&ots=gonD6AeP9c&dq=se-osiris&pg=PT336#v=onepage&q=se-osiris&f=false
  • https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/mortuary-mask-khaemwaset
  • https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/bas-relief-prince-khaemwaset
  • https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/3441
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  • https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/46579
  • http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/detail.aspx?id=1096
  • https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/term/BIOG54170
  • https://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100035505
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  • http://www.joanannlansberry.com/fotoart/brklyn/khaemwaset.html
  • http://carlos.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/8035
  • https://egyptmanchester.wordpress.com/2014/03/13/prince-khaemwasets-signature-deposits-being-part-of-history/
  • https://www.academia.edu/1042964/_Khaemwaset_in_The_Encyclopedia_of_Ancient_History_Blackwell_2013_
  • http://www.ancient-egypt.co.uk/roscicrucian/pages/rosicrucian%20museum%2C%20San%20Jose%2C%20May-2005%2C%20259.htm
  • http://www.digitalsculpture.org/egypt/main/model/d5b9dfb529b94903974f748c2b315829
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Thoth

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A look at the magic-filled legends of Se-Osiris, Ancient Egyptian Wizard, who, as a pre-teen, traveled to the underworld and later dueled with a reincarnated sorcerer.

Setne II, an Ancient Egyptian story that’s survived on papyrus, tells the tale of a Dante’s inferno-like descent into the underworld, and a flurry of magical duels and reincarnation. Oh, and the person doing the magic is a 12-year-old kid.

Highlights include:
• A protective mother who turns into a goose to fly to save her sorcerer son
• The weighing of hearts
• The jackal-headed god Anubus
• Ammit, devourer of the dead
• A trip to the land of the dead

 

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Sources consulted RE: Se-Osiris, Ancient Egyptian Wizard

Books RE: Se-Osiris, Ancient Egyptian Wizard

Websites RE: Se-Osiris, Ancient Egyptian Wizard

  • Article about race and Ancient Egypt: https://talesoftimesforgotten.com/2020/04/23/were-the-ancient-egyptians-black/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Egyptian_race_controversy
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Egyptian_hypothesis
  • https://www.quora.com/Is-the-claim-that-the-ancient-Egyptians-were-black-had-dark-skin-supported-by-history-If-not-what-race-were-they-and-how-do-we-know?share=1
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Thoth
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/1054/the-tales-of-prince-setna/https://www.ancient.eu/article/1056/setna-i-a-detailed-summary–commentary/
  • https://www.ancient.eu/Khaemweset/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ra
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Late_Egyptian_language
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egyptian_hieroglyphs
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cursive_hieroglyphs
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hieratichttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demotic_(Egyptian)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coptic_languagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coptic_Catholic_Church
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosetta_Stonehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Egypt#Greek_rule
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleopatrahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptolemaic_Kingdom
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-seventh_Dynasty_of_Egypt
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darius_the_Great
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xerxes_I
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nubia
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt_(Roman_province)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imhotep
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imhotep_(The_Mummy)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duat
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osiris
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anubis
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ammit
  • http://www.egyptianmyths.net/mythsealletr.htm
  • http://www.perankhgroup.com/The%20Sealed%20Letter%20-%20Se%20osiris.htm
  • http://www.egyptianmyths.net/section-myths.htm
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  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptah
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis,_Egypt
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/885/egyptian-gods—the-complete-list/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ennead
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thoth
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouroboros
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osiris
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crook_and_flail
  • http://ib205.tripod.com/setne_2.html
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osiris
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/1054/the-tales-of-prince-setna/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_Magical_Papyri
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tale_of_Setne_Khamwas_and_Si-Osire
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khaemweset
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  • https://books.google.com/books?id=5z3CAgAAQBAJ&lpg=PT336&ots=gonD6AeP9c&dq=se-osiris&pg=PT336#v=onepage&q=se-osiris&f=false
  • https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/mortuary-mask-khaemwaset
  • https://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/bas-relief-prince-khaemwaset
  • https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/3441
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  • https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/46579
  • http://www.globalegyptianmuseum.org/detail.aspx?id=1096
  • https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/term/BIOG54170
  • https://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100035505
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  • http://carlos.digitalscholarship.emory.edu/items/show/8035
  • https://egyptmanchester.wordpress.com/2014/03/13/prince-khaemwasets-signature-deposits-being-part-of-history/
  • https://www.academia.edu/1042964/_Khaemwaset_in_The_Encyclopedia_of_Ancient_History_Blackwell_2013_
  • http://www.ancient-egypt.co.uk/roscicrucian/pages/rosicrucian%20museum%2C%20San%20Jose%2C%20May-2005%2C%20259.htm
  • http://www.digitalsculpture.org/egypt/main/model/d5b9dfb529b94903974f748c2b315829
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Thoth

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A look at the magic-filled legends of Ancient Egyptian tomb raider and wizard Prince Setne, a character based on the son of Ramesses II, who goes on a tomb-raiding journey to acquire a magical book. And it’s the prequel to the stories about his 12-year-old boy wizard son, Se-Osiris.

Setne I, or Setne Khamwas and Naneferkaptah, is a story that’s survived on papyrus from Ptolemaic Egypt. It tells the story of a wizard who descends into a tomb to collect a book written by the god Thoth, only to find it guarded by ghosts. Indiana Jones-style hijinks ensue.

Highlights include:
• An eternal snake (ouroboros)
• A magical glowing book hidden inside a series of boxes
• The ancient city of Memphis, Egypt
• The wrath of Thoth
• A look at different types of Ancient Egyptian writing systems

 

Note: This episode contains brief mentions of drowning, suicide, incest, soliciting sex for money, killing children, and disinterring corpses

 

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Sources consulted RE: 

Books RE: 

Websites RE: 

  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/1054/the-tales-of-prince-setna/https://www.ancient.eu/article/1056/setna-i-a-detailed-summary–commentary/
  • https://www.ancient.eu/Khaemweset/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ra
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Late_Egyptian_language
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egyptian_hieroglyphs
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cursive_hieroglyphs
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hieratichttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demotic_(Egyptian)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coptic_languagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coptic_Catholic_Church
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosetta_Stonehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Egypt#Greek_rule
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cleopatrahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptolemaic_Kingdom
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twenty-seventh_Dynasty_of_Egypt
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darius_the_Great
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xerxes_I
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nubia
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Egypt_(Roman_province)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imhotep
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imhotep_(The_Mummy)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duat
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osiris
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anubis
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ammit
  • http://www.egyptianmyths.net/mythsealletr.htm
  • http://www.perankhgroup.com/The%20Sealed%20Letter%20-%20Se%20osiris.htm
  • http://www.egyptianmyths.net/section-myths.htm
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/1057/setna-ii-a-detailed-summary–commentary/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ptah
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis,_Egypt
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/885/egyptian-gods—the-complete-list/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enneadhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thothhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ouroboroshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osirishttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crook_and_flail
  • http://ib205.tripod.com/setne_2.html
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osiris
  • https://www.ancient.eu/article/1054/the-tales-of-prince-setna/
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greek_Magical_Papyri
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tale_of_Setne_Khamwas_and_Si-Osire
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khaemweset
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  • http://www.digitalsculpture.org/egypt/main/model/d5b9dfb529b94903974f748c2b315829
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Thoth

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