On the evening of Dec. 22, 1799 Gulielma Sands left her room in a Greenwich Street boarding home to meet her love, Levi Weeks. The two planed to elope later that night. Sadly, Sands never showed. 11 days later, her strangled body was found in a well in Lispenard's Meadow, which today is Spring Street in NYC's SoHo neighborhood. On the site of the former well now sits the trendy clothing store, COS.
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