Old grave has window and breathing tube

200709100649 In the 19th century, Timothy Clark Smith of Vermont was so concerned about the possibility of being buried alive that he arrange to be buried in a special crypt that included a breathing tube and a glass window in his grave marker that would permit him to peer out to the living world six feet above.

The crypt is still in New Haven, should you care to see if Mr. Smith has revived and needs recusing.