The Catacombs of Paris: Educational Version
by Melissa Cleeman
It all started with a smell.
In Paris, France, during the 1800s, the people were starting to get sick. They could not escape the foul smells coming from the cemeteries. The worst cemetery was Saints-Innocents (the Cemetery of Innocents).
This cemetery was in the heart of the city next to the central market place.
Find out how they solved the problem!
Educational versions have CCSS activities.