#tbt: A Summer Vacation Filled with Murder

July 21, 2016

#TBT Writing HistoryVictorians were odd.  Have I said that already?  Although I picture future historians looking back on our age and thinking, why did everyone take so many pictures of themselves?  A narcissistic lot that was.

So I take murder tourists with the same grain of thought and understanding that at the time, this all made sense.

Planning a summer vacation?  Plan to visit any notorious murder locations?

Murder tourism was a very popular thing in the Victorian era.  Groups would ensemble and take a tour of infamous places where heinous murders occurred.  The tours would even end with a souvenir to remember the tour by.  It was all very posh and scandalous without allowing the participants to enter any real danger.  Just as the Victorians preferred.

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