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    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mike Short's transcribed interview of Dave Hall about the Gypsy Queen in Marshall, Illinois. According to Hall, Marshall, Illinois, was home to many gypsies. When the last Gypsy Queen died, she was buried there. Now gypsies from all over come there...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Steven Nicoson's transcribed interview of Delana Good about gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Good, there is a gypsy queen buried there and because of that no bad storms will ever hurt Marshall, Illinois, or the people there. Gypsies from...
    • Gypsies, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mitchell Chalos's transcribed interview of Mrs. John Chalos about gypsies. According to Mrs. Chalos, a gypsy told her when she was young that a man would come from far away and ask her to marry him then move far away. A few years later, a man from...
    • Gypsies, Lake County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Laura Jean Smith's transcribed account of gypsies in the Gypsy Cemetery near Crown Point, Indiana. According to Smith, there were gypsies who settled in that are ain the 1800s. She states that after the gypsies arrived, babies of the town started...
    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Tamara Sturm's transcribed interview of Rita Spittler about gypsies in Poland, Indiana. According to Spittler, there was an old gypsy camp site across the street from the Girl Scout camp in Poland, Indiana, and there were steps down into the empty...
    • 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...
    • Gypsies, Detroit, Michigan

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Jim Bellot's transcribed interview of Anne Oliver about gypsies in Detroit, Michigan. According to Oliver, there was an old gypsy woman who was thought to have magic powers. When she died it was said that she left a magic charm and whoever found it...
    • Gypsies, Gary, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • James Hodge's transcribed interview of Mary Ruby about gypsies. According to Ruby, a king called a gypsy woman and told her to find the most beautiful baby in the kingdom and give the baby a golden ball. The woman traveled all over the kingdom....
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Ronald Mullen's transcribed interview of Jean Pantley about gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Pantley, a Gypsy Queen is buried in Marshall, Illinois, because it was called "the land of no tornadoes." Occasionally gypsies will come to...
    • Gypsies, Gary, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • James Hodge's transcribed interview of Mary Ruby about gypsies. Ruby tells a tale of a gypsy man who escaped punishment and ran until he found a place to sleep. When he was given a pillow he placed it under his feet because they had helped him...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mary Crocker's transcribed interview of Virginia Charlton about gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Charlton, wind will not blow over the gypsy queen's grave in the Marshall cemetery.
    • Gypsies, Howard County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Bryan Delph's transcribed interview of Mike Markley about gypsies. According to Markley, there is a gypsy king buried in Albright Cemetery in Kokomo, Indiana. Before he died, he promised his wife that he would come back on the anniversary of his...
    • Gypsies, Howard County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Paul Tucker's transcribed interview of Kurt Auzins about gypsies. According to Auzins, there is a gypsy king buried in Albright Cemetery in Kokomo, Indiana. The man's last name was Ziko. Mrs. Ziko would frequently bring food and treats to her...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Kelly Grooms's transcribed interview of Tina Sanders about gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Sanders, the gypsy queen is buried in Marshall, Illinois, and now the city is protected from tornados.
    • Gypsies, Clay County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Tracie Spencer's transcribed account of gypsies. According to Spencer, a young girl fell in love with a gypsy boy. Her father forbid her to see the boy. One day, the village caught fire and the girl was killed. Before she died, she put a curse on...
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Amy Monninger's transcribed interview of Glenna Belle Parker about gypsies. According to Parker, her mother was a friend of the gypsies and when the Gypsy Queen died and was buried in Marshall, Illinois, her mother was invited to the funeral.
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Bill Folop's transcribed interview of Brian Horsting about gypsies. According to Horsting, a tornado will never hit Marshall, Illinois because the gypsy queen is buried there.
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Shawn McAllister's transcribed interview of Jeff Long about gypsies in Marshall, Illinois. According to Long, tornados won't hit Marshall, Illinois because there is a gypsy princess buried there.
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Parke County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Cemeteries; Ghosts;
    • Stanley Voit's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Kerrie Davis. In this account, a cab driver sees a woman dressed as a gypsy hitchhiking and offers her a ride only for her to disappear from the back of the...

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