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    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Steve Brett's typewritten account of a chain that grows on a tombstone near Orleans in Orange County Indiana.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Lucy Sullivan's typewritten account the Bonds Chapel in Orange County Indiana. According to legend, a man killed his wife with a chain, and now a chain proclaims his guilt from his grave.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account collected by Myra Shilling about the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone in Orange County Indiana. According to legend, a chain grows from the grave of a civil war soldier.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Graves; Chains; Slaves; Supernatural;
    • This is Holly Rush's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Shelby B. Sauerheber. According to legend, a slave killed by a chain has a cross in the shape of a chain on the side of his gravestone as proof that...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Chapels; Graves; Death; Supernatural;
    • This is Maurice Ragsdale's typewritten account of a gravestone in the Bonds Chapel graveyard near Mitchell Indiana in Orange County. According to legend, if you touch the chains on the gravestone you will die.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Dan Bush's typewritten account of a tomb near Orleans Indiana in Orange County. According to legend, glow in the dark chains grow off of a gravestone.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Ghosts; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Pat Bennett's typewritten account of a legend he knows about a tombstone in Orange County near Orleans Indiana. According to legend the tombstone has a chain running down its side, and high school kids would venture to the graveyard to see...
    • Haunted asylums and sanitariums

    • Abandoned buildings; Asylums; Mental institutions; Mentally ill persons; Psychiatry; Mental institutions; Chains; Shackles;
    • Bill Denny collected a legend from Dennis Dodson pertaining to the abandoned Martinsville insane asylum in relation to people living in the surrounding area hearing the rattling of chains at night.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Graves; Chains; Marriage; Cemeteries; Supernatural;
    • This is Mary R. Walls's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone in Orange County Indiana as collected by Lois K. Walls. According to legend, a woman's husband died and she jumped in the grave with him. They were both wearing...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Graves; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is Dave Brook's typewritten account of the legend of Bonds Chapel collected by Cheryl Miller. According to legend, a man was out traveling and when he returned home he saw his wife with another man. He murdered them both with chains. He...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Brian Horsting's typewritten account of the legend of Bonds Chapel collected by Bill Folop. According to legend, a man was murdered by a group of men who were carrying chains. Now chain grows on the side of his tombstone, and each year adds...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Graves; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is John Sender's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Chris LiBaire. According to legend, a gravestone has a cross pattern made of chains on the side of the tombstone. If you touch the chain, it's bad...
    • Smiley, James L 1921-05-15

    • Socialism and religion;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 05/15/1921. Says that he is one of thousands of people that are constantly thinking of Eugene V. Debs. Writes that his prayer for Eugene V. Debs is that God will strengthen him by his grace. Reminds Eugene V. Debs that St....
    • Duncan, Lewis J. 1926-10-19

    • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 -- Death and burial; Lindlahr Sanitarium; Debs family; Labor leaders;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 10/19/1926. Writes that he has heard that it is doubtful that Eugene V. Debs will ever regain consciousness. Says that Eugene V. Debs has laid down his life to "break the galling chains, to redeem from this bondage, his...
    • McGrady, Thomas 1907-02-10

    • Appeal to Reason;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs on Thomas McGrady Attorney At Law letterhead, 2/10/1907. Tells Theodore Debs that he has been engaged to give a lecture in Butte, Montana. Writes that he is currently unable to get published in the socialist press because of...
    • Meinecke, Freida 1921-07-06

    • Socialism
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 7/6/1921. Writes that she was glad to hear from Eugene V. Debs. Says that it is hot in Springfield, Illinois. Tells Eugene V. Debs that the dark cloud over America will pass when the people are freed from their chains....
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Grave; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is Maggie Jones's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Amanda Mannes. According to legend, a man named Floyd Pruett killed his family with a chain. Now a chain grows from his grave
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves: Supernatural;
    • This is Cecilia Thomas' typewritten account of the legend of Bonds Chapel in Orange County Indiana. According to legend, a man was beaten to death with a chain, and now a chain grows along the side of his tombstone.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chapels; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is an unusual handwritten account about a grave with a chain pattern on the side of the stone in the Bonds Chapel graveyard in Orange County Indiana.

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