Candlelight Scenes From the Jackson Shrine

Jackson's Deathbed

A candle stands watch next to Jackson’s deathbed

 

The same clock ticks away the hours in the Jackson Shrine today as 150 years ago.  On the eve of the anniversary of Jackson’s death, candles set the scene for Jackson’s last night.

Candles are lit as the sun sets

Candles are lit as the sun sets

A lantern lights the stairs next to Jackson's room

A lantern lights the stairs next to Jackson’s room

The candle glow from Jackson's room marks his last night

The candle glow from Jackson’s room marks his last night

 

 

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