Conde Nast Traveler came out with a list of the nine most visited graves in the world and a cemetery in Georgia ranked at No. 8.
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The grave at Savannah's 160-acre Bonaventure Cemetery stands out from the rest because it doesn't belong to a politician or a celebrity.
Instead, the grave belongs to "Little Gracie" — a 6-year-old girl with a spooky history. According to Conde Nast Traveler, one legend says that if any flowers or remembrances are removed from Gracie's grave, her statue will cry tears of blood.
According to Discover Historic America, "Little Gracie" was born in 1883 to W.J. and Frances Watson, who owned a luxurious hotel at the corner of Bull Street and Bryan Street in Savannah, making the family quite popular. Gracie was especially a favorite around town.
Two days before her death, she suffered from pneumonia and eventually left the city of Savannah heartbroken when she passed at age six. After her death, Gracie's father quit his job at the hotel and the family later moved back to New England, leaving Gracie all alone.
When she passed, her father had a monument carved at her grave site, a life-sized representation of Gracie, which continues to captivate visitors today.
Some say they have seen the ghost of "Little Gracie" in a pretty white dress playing around Johnson Square — where the family hotel used to stand — before vanishing into thin air.
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