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    • Bad babysitter, Sullivan County, Indiana

    • Babysitting; Ovens; Drug abuse;
    • Cindy Merder's account of a babysitting urban legend as transcribed by herself about a couple who hires a babysitter with whom they are unfamiliar. Upon returning home, they discover that the girl is high on drugs and has broiled their child in the...
    • 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.);
    • Cindy Thomas' transcribed personal account of the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Thomas, someone stole the face from the wall. The face was from a boy who was killed by a car.
    • Department store snake,

    • Snakes; Department stores; Rumor;
    • Cindy Thomas's transcribed variant of the Department Store Snake urban legend as collected by herself. In this account, Thomas describes a woman who was bitten and killed by a snake while shopping for material at the locak K-Mart.
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Cindy Thomas's transcribed account of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by herself. According to this variant, a man requested that his Great Dane be stuffed and placed his mausoleum when it died. The dog can supposedly be found lying at the...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Janitors; Dormitories;
    • Cindy Kennedy is both the collector and the informant in this legend about a ghost living on the sixth floor of Erickson Hall. In this legend, a very protective male janitor passed away and still haunts the floor. One can smell his cigar smoke at...
    • Melinda, Vermillion County, Clinton, Indiana

    • Homicides; Light; Knives; Ghosts; Searching; Women;
    • Susie Cooper's transcribed interview of Cindy Donham's account of Melinda near Clinton, Indiana. According to Donham, if you go out by the strip pits just south of town, you can see Melinda's light as she looks for the man who murdered her.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; lanterns; Supernatural;
    • This is Cindy Mix's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Count Albert Newsom. According to legend, if one is to travel to this hill, they can see floating lights.
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Babysitting; Homicides;
    • Cindy Allen's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Sharon Fryar. In this variant, a girl is babysitting for a couple and is reassured by their dog who licks her hand to let her know everything is okay. After hearing a...
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Death; Hands;
    • Cindy Wallace's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Nancy Mooneyham. In this account, a nursing student dies after her fellow students play a trick on her using the hand of a cadaver.
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Decapitations; Hangings;
    • Cindy Osborne's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Mike Savini. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been decapitated and hanged after he fails to return from getting more gasoline for...
    • Ouija Board, Jacksonville, Illinois

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Cindy Thomas' transcribed interview of Doris Reed about an Ouija Board. According to Reed, there is a house haunted by three spirits. The men are nice, but the woman is evil. She causes things to happen and the lights to go out.
    • Ouija Board, Springfield, Illinois

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Cindy Thomas' transcribed interview of Doris Reed about her experience with an Ouija Board. According to Reed, when she was in college she and a group of girls played with an Ouija board and it told her things that none of the other girls could...
    • Ouija Board, Jacksonville, Illinois

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Cindy Thomas' transcribed interview of Doris Reed about an experience about an Ouija Board. According to Reed, there was a house with 113 ghosts in it. People would come see it because of the girl who is the reason for the ghosts. The Ouija Board...
    • Bloody Mary, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Witches; Graves; Supernatural;
    • Nancy Somers's transcribed variant of the Bloody Mary urban legend as collected by Cindy Thomas. Somers describes a group of kids who went to Mary Worth's grave and had a supernatural experience there upon proclaiming they did not believe in her.

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