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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Carriages & coaches; Accidents; Decapitations; Light; lanterns; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This Michelle Deweese's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Janet L. Erwin. According to legend, a man and a woman were traveling in a buggy when the buggy crashed. The woman was...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Accidents; Decapitations; Light; lanterns; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Sandy Wood's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Micah Johnson. According to legend, a man and his wife were traveling in a horse and buggy. There was an accident, and the...
    • Evil eye

    • Evil Eye; Cemeteries; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Cory Dewing's typewritten variant of the legend of the Evil Eye, collected by Steve A. Koebcke. According to legend, there is a graveyard that reflects the image of an eye when light is shined upon it.
    • Max Lynch

    • Legends; People; Religion; Religious groups; Freedom of religion; Religious meetings; Religious processions; Indiana State University; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • L. Joseph Stivers transcribed interview of Nancy Latta about Brother Max Lynch. According to Latta, Lynch used to stand in the Quads at Indiana State University and preach to students. Some students heckle him, and other students listen quietly....
    • Max Lynch

    • Legends; People; Religion; Religious groups; Freedom of religion; Religious meetings; Religious processions; Indiana State University; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • L. Joseph Stivers transcribed interview of Sheila Thomas about Brother Max Lynch. Thomas had a personal encounter with Lynch where she ended up spitting on him. Lynch harrassed Thomas and her boyfriend, so she spat on Lynch.
    • Max Lynch

    • Legends; People; Religion; Religious groups; Freedom of religion; Religious meetings; Religious processions; Indiana State University; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • L. Joseph Stivers transcribed interview of Ron Williams about Brother Max Lynch. Williams and Lynch had an exchange in which Williams answered a question with a different answer than Lynch wanted. Since Lynch made him look bad, Williams went to...
    • Max Lynch

    • Legends; People; Religion; Religious groups; Freedom of religion; Religious meetings; Religious processions; Indiana State University; Indiana State Laboratory High School (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • L. Joseph Stivers transcribed interview of Jamie Virostko about Brother Max Lynch. According to Virostko, Lynch worked at Indiana State University until he was fired for physically restraining a student to prevent them from leaving Lynch's class...
    • Murdered spouses, Burnett, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Homicides; Spouses; Murder victims; Haunted houses;
    • Jennifer Lynn Brown's transcribed personal story about a murdered spouse in Burnett, Indiana. According to Brown, there was an old couple living alone in a run down house, and one night they got into a fight. The wife killed the husband with an axe...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Joel Pugh's transcribed interview of Mike Richards about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Richards, the face in the wall is from a teenager who tried to kill himself with his car. He succeeded and now on full moons you can...
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • Stewart Cole's transcribed interview of Elizabeth Cole about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Cole, the face in the wall is from a drag racing accident that killed a boy.

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