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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Nancy Martin's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Sarah Martin. According to Nancy, she was told the legend of Spook Light Hill during her first visit.
    • Gypsies, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs; Highland Lawn Cemetery;
    • Joshua Schultz's transcribed interview of R. Michael Dinkel about gypsies. According to Dinkel, some gypsies were killed in West Terre Haute, Indiana, and they are buried in Highland Lawn Cemetery. Gypsies come every summer to have a picnic and...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mitchell Goodwin's transcribed interview of Lola Ann Goodwin about the gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Goodwin, there are several members of gypsy royalty buried in Marshall, Illinois. Legends say that Marshall will never be hit by a...
    • 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.);
    • Joshua Schultz's transcribed interview of Kathlyn Dinkel about the face in the wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Dinkel, the face in the wall was a big draw for students in the 1950s and 1960s.
    • Rape legend, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; Crimes; Criminals; Rapes; Sexual harassment; Sex;
    • Joshua Schultz's transcribed interview of Kathlyn Dinkel about a rape that occurred in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Dinkel, a woman was raped in the area that is now Phoenix Hills subdivision and her believed assailant was lynched for the...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • R Michael Dinkel's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy green as collected by Joshua Schultz. According to the legend, Stiffy was a dog who belong to a local Terre Haute man named John Heinl. He died of heartbreak shortly after Heinl's...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Nancy Martin's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Sarah L. Martin. According to the legend, Stiffy was a dog who was stuffed and placed in his master's tomb upon his master's death. Supposedly, the dog's eyes glowed...
    • Gypsies, Clark County, Illinois

    • Supernatural; Gypsies; Queen; Protection;
    • Mitchell S. Goodwin's transcribed interview of Lola Ann Goodwin's account of an legend involving a gypsy queen who protects the town of Marshall, Illinois even after her death in Clark County, Indiana.

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