Even more Lovecraftian places that really exist…
Abandoned organ room, Eastern Europe.
Ani, medieval ghost town in Armenia.
Library at Chateau de Groussay, France.
Abandoned Soviet power plant, with ‘eye’ dome.
Abandoned prison, Ross Island, India.
Hotel Salto del Tequendama, Columbia.
Wreck of the S.S. America (1940), Canary Islands.
Abandoned tunnel under New York.
Abandoned mine, Arctic circle.
Mirny mine, Siberia.
Ol Doinyo Lengai, Rift Valley, Africa.
Abandoned power station, Belgium.
Since most of America seems to be weathering record, er… ‘global warming’ this week, here’s the really cold edition of “Lovecraftian Places That Really Exist”:
Ice eggs, unknown shoreline.
Manpupuner Rocks, North Ural Mountains, Russia.
Svalbard Plateau, Norway.
Research station, Antarctica.
Research dome, Antarctica.
Inside Svinafellsekull glacier, Iceland.
Namafjall, North Iceland.
Lovecraft’s Providence, on Google Street View (give it a moment to load the map, then it will switch through to Street View)…
Site of 454 Angell Street. Family home to 1904. House torn down in 1961.
598 Angell Street. Home from 1904 to 1924.
10 Barnes Street. Home from 1926 to May 1933.
Swan Point Cemetery. Entrance, site of Lovecraft’s gravestone.
Prospect Terrace. A favorite haunt in young childhood and occasionally in adulthood.
Blackstone Park / the Seekonk River at York Pond. A favorite middle-childhood haunt, and as an adult the site of outdoors summer letter-writing…
“At the present moment I am seated on a wooded bluff above the shining river which my earliest gaze knew & loved—which my infant imagination peopled with fauns & satyrs & dryads—. Whenever possible, I take my writing out in the open in a black leatherette case—.” — H.P. Lovecraft letter, 8th July 1929.
The Ladd Observatory. Site of boyhood astronomy.
Thomas Street. The “Fleur-de-Lys” building and the Providence Art Club.
John Hay Library, Prospect Street. Home of the Brown University Lovecraft collection.
Another set in my Lovecraftian Places that Really Exist series of blog posts…
Ball’s Pyramid, Pacific Ocean.
Krubera Cave, the Arabika Massif, Georgia.
Temple of Aphaia on Aegina, Greece.
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, USA.
Woods of Coylumbridge, Scotland.
Moss mounds, high in the mountains of Peru.
Puente del Inca, Argentina.
Any Ancient Egyptian ruins still home to th kittehs of Ulthar.
More Lovecraftian places that really exist…
I added a new Lovecraftian places tag to this blog’s posts, so you can see all the “Lovecraftian places that really exist” series of postings.