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Mass Suicide of the People's Temple

Jonestown, Guyana
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Unfortunately the maps do not show the site, only a proximity within a remote area of Guyana. Still, this is an event very worthy of the Chamber of Horrors area of 'Where Did it Happen'. Jonestown was the communal settlement in northwestern Guyana founded by the Peoples Temple of California, the following of Jim Jones. The group is widely regarded as having been a cult. Jonestown gained lasting international notoriety in 1978, when nearly its whole population died in a mass cult suicide orchestrated by Jones. "Jonestown" thus became a term for that incident, as well the name of settlement where it took place. The site is now an abandoned ruin.
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