If you’ve ever been scared by the prospect of visiting underground caverns, cracks, and wells, you have a good reason to be. Not only do you have to worry about the possibility of the walls caving in, trapping you underground until you eventually run out of oxygen...but if you ever fall victim to a serial killer, you may just end up in one of these places. These holes have dark pasts. And I’m not talking about the lack of sunlight.
Bathsheba Spponer threw her husband down this well, killing him.
According to Iroquois legend, a demonic serpent named Evil One lived here.
Many inmates lost their lives trying to escape this underground prison.
This place attracted many Mayans who would sacrifice gold, copper...and humans.
Khmer Rouge’s victims were tortured and murdered here.
Many believe Dead Man’s Hole was a dumping ground for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.
It was survival of the fittest for the 27 “traitors” left to die in the hole... until they eventually died from starvation or by each other’s hand.
If you angered the Emir of Bukhara, you’d end up here, where bugs and other things would be dumped onto you.
Floyd Collins, an explorer who died in the caves, is rumored to haunt the caves, which are also the supposed home of a coven of witches.