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  • All fields: 1995-03-29
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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Railroads; Accidents; Railroad accidents; Decapitations; Searching; lanterns; Light; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Tamara Dalton's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Lisa Notter. According to legend, a man and his wife were driving home when they got hit by a train at some railroad...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Mildred Heleine's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Amy Heleine. According to the legend, Stiffy was a dog who belonged to a local Terre Haute man named John Heinl. After Mr. Heinl's death, Stiffy refused to eat or...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • John Treager's transcribed variant of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Lisa Notter. In this variant, Stiffy was a dog who belonged to a wealthy Terre Haute woman. When the dog died, she refused to have him buried. Instead, she stuffed him...
    • Martin Sheets

    • Tombs & sepulchral monuments; Folklore;Sheets, Martin; Telephones; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • This is an oral interview with Mildred Heleine about Martin Sheets who was buried with a telephone and bottle of whiskey in his mausoleum.

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