Courtesy of Dead Apple Tours

New York City: Morbid Sites in a 1960s Hearse

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Strange Factor: You
don’t have to be dead to ride in a hearse through NYC. Drew Raphael,
ex–marketing exec turned tour guide, offers tours of downtown in a 1968 beast
on four wheels aptly named Desdemona, which seats seven “living” folks who hear
stories of famous dead New Yorkers.

Highlights: Digging up the dark side of NYC history dating back to the 1600s, the tour
visits macabre spots including a Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue cemetery as well
as places where celebs like Sid Vicious, Heath Ledger, and other notable pop
culture icons passed away.

America's Strangest City Tours

New York City: Morbid Sites in a 1960s Hearse

Strange Factor: You
don’t have to be dead to ride in a hearse through NYC. Drew Raphael,
ex–marketing exec turned tour guide, offers tours of downtown in a 1968 beast
on four wheels aptly named Desdemona, which seats seven “living” folks who hear
stories of famous dead New Yorkers.

Highlights: Digging up the dark side of NYC history dating back to the 1600s, the tour
visits macabre spots including a Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue cemetery as well
as places where celebs like Sid Vicious, Heath Ledger, and other notable pop
culture icons passed away.

Courtesy of Dead Apple Tours

America's Strangest City Tours

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