One of the places I like to frequent while hunting Pokemon is the graveyard. I think the graveyard is a great place to have Pokey stops, battles and chase Pokemon. Depending on who you talk to will depend if they agree. But there is no wrong or right place to hunt Pokemon.
There are simple rules to follow. Some are common sense. Such as :
- Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
- Never trespass or walk on or over a grave to chase Pokemon.
- Do not knock on strangers doors to hunt Pokemon.
- Be considerate of others visiting the graveyard.
- Do not block traffic if you are traveling in your vehicle. Please pull to the side.
- Do not drive and hunt Pokemon.
- If you plan on throwing a lure out to attract Pokemon, eat your lunch and catch the Pokemon you lure. Pull to the side where you are not in anyone’s way.
- Do not stand in the middle of the road blocking it. You could get hit by a passing vehicle.
- Have respect and keep your voices down. Other people are there visiting or mourning their loved ones.
10. If a burial is going on with family attending, leave and come back when they are done.
I choose a very popular graveyard to go Pokemon hunting at. I have a grandmother and grandfather buried there. I go and pay my respects.
My grandfather is buried in the area where the veterans or military personal get buried. Near the front of the cemetery. My grandmother is buried in an area with several trees. Her grave is in the shade.
I often wondering when I drive by if they hear as i wave hello.
While I am Pokemon hunting, I check out the graves. One area of the graveyard is very old. I don’t only hunt the Pokemon or collect at the game stops. You might say I stop and smell the roses. As I look at the graves and read the names.
One grave I came across is a family of race car drivers. Father and son with the same names. The father was buried in his racecar in this very spot. Yes, a real race car was buried in this cemetery.
Now this gravestone has a more sinister story behind it. I am talking about the one that looks like a tree trunk. It is made of stone. I live in Ohio. Ohio is known for haunted cemeteries.
The story goes : On a certain time of the year near dusk. If you point your headlights at the tombstone. You will see a noose hanging from this one.
Supposedly, there was a tree in this spot that was used for hangings. One day a mob came along and cut the limbs off the tree. As the people didn’t like the hangings. The tree was replaced with this statue as a reminder of what happen in the past.
The noose was used in a hanging deaths. The people who were hanged still walks the grounds. I don’t know if it true or not. As I don’t look for things like that. Nor did I walk close enough to get a closer look.
Another story tells of a child wanting to take a swim. Walked to the river at the back of the graveyard. Took his shoes and shirt off. Jumped in the river to go swimming. Never to be seen again. A body of the boy was never recovered. Only thing found was his shirt folded up on top of his shoes by the river.
This tombstone was found in the older section of the graveyard. I don’t know the meaning behind it. As there is no dates. Only one word with a cross. It is rather tall in height.
Sometimes you run in to friends, family or people you know while visiting the cemetery or hunting Pokemon.
The thing about hunting Pokemon in a graveyard or cemetery. It doesn’t have to be scary or bored. If you look around at your surroundings, you could very well learn something.