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    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Criminals; Homicides;
    • Wendy Eyler's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Teresa Smith. In this variant, an old lady wakes up in the morning to discover her dog as been violently killed despite the fact that she believes it was with her all...
    • Moonshiners, Clinton, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Prohibition; Alcohol;
    • James Slaven's transcribed interview of James Slaven, Sr about moonshiners in Clinton, Indiana. According to Slaven, there were bootleggers and moonshiners in Clinton, Indiana. He personally knew some of the moonshiners.
    • Assailant in the backseat, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Criminals; Fugitives from justice; Automobiles;
    • This is Wendy Eyler's typewritten variant of the Assailant in the Backseat urban legend as collected by Teresa Smith. In this variant, a woman hears about an escaped murderer in her area while she is driving to the store to do some shopping. On the...
    • Ouija Board, Spencer, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Chestnut's transcribed interview of Heath Adkins about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Adkins, he and a few friends used an Ouija Board in a graveyard. The pointer kept spinning around until it flew off the board. That was...
    • Ouija Board, Sturgis, Kentucky

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Chestnut's transcribed interview of Heath Adkins about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Adkins, his mother and some friends used an Ouija Board in high school and it told one of the boys that he would die in a sports car the day...
    • Ouija Board, Spencer, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Chestnut's transcribed interview of Heath Adkins about his experience with an Ouija Board. According to Adkins, he and some friends asked an Ouija Board some questiosn and the spirit that responded was thatof a man who had died in an accident...
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Jennifer J. Barrett's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Darcy J. Jones. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been skinned and hanged when he fails to return from getting help after their...
    • Bloody Mary, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Mirrors; Rites & ceremonies; Supernatural;
    • Jennifer J. Barrett's transcribed variant of the Bloody Mary urban legend as collected by Darcy J. Jones. In this account, Barrett outlines the steps one must perform in order to summon Mary's image in a mirror.
    • Outlaw legend, Universal, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • James Slaven, Jr's transcribed interview of James Slaven, Sr's account of an outlaw legend from Universal, Indiana. According to Slaven, his sister made friends with a man who killed some federal agents. The man said that he was only kidding, but...
    • Outlaw legend, Mecca, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Criminals; Crimes;
    • James Slaven, Jr's transcribed interview of James Slaven, Sr about an outlaw legend from Mecca, Indiana. According to Slaven, some guys once tried to steal his hunting dogs, and he scared them off by firing a shot over their heads.
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Kelley Yamamoto's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by David Birkmeier. According to this variant, a man died and had a dog statue placed on top of his monument. Supposedly, the statue's eyes would glow green on...
    • Bigfoot, Knox County, Indiana

    • Monsters; Animals;
    • This transcribed account by Richard Byer as recorded by Jeffrey J. Pierce is about Byer's father seeing a bigfoot- or ape-like creature outside his bedroom window before being chased off by the family dogs.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Hangings; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Matt Eckert's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Heather Halt. According to legend, a friend confirms that a chain is growing on the gravestone of a man who was hanged with a chain.

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