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Hearse-henge and the Haunted Chickenhouse

One of my favorite websites is RoadsideAmerica.com. It, along with Atlas Obscura, is my go-to when I am planning any kind of roadtrip. I have to check those sites to see what, if anything, in the area in which I will be travelling would be, as the site says, worthy of a detour for me. Recently, as I was passing through central Alabama, I made just such a detour to see Hearse-henge. What is that? It is exactly what you thing. It is sorta like Stonehenge, only built out of old hearses.


Hearse-henge is actually an advertisement for a yearly haunted attraction, the Haunted Chicken House in Heflin, Alabama. If they are able to open up this year (what with the ‘Rona and all) I may just have to drive back down to check it out come Halloween time. It looks and sounds like a total hoot. (This is not actually a pun, as owls hoot, not chickens, but is close enough, I hope.) They do a haunted hayride, too. And a haunted walking trail.

Anyway, the hearses. Some of them are not really hearses; they are old ambulances. What is the difference? The paintjobs. And the way they are outfitted on the inside. Otherwise they are the same make.

By TheCheezman

WAYNE MILLER is the owner and creative director of EVIL CHEEZ PRODUCTIONS, specializing in theatrical performances and haunted attractions. He has written, produced, and directed (and occasionally acted in) over two dozen plays, most of them in the Horror and True Crime genres. He obtained a doctorate in Occult Studies from Miskatonic University and is an active paranormal investigator. Is frequently told he resembles Anton Lavey. And Ming the Merciless.

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