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    • Blue hole, Porter County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Horse-drawn vehicles; Water; Rivers; Bullseye Lake (Ind.); Flint Lake (Ind.);
    • This is Reinhart Tauck's typewritten account of a Blue Hole called Bullseye Lake in Porter County near Valparaiso, Indiana. Supposedly a man drove his horse and buggy into the blue hole. The remains of the buggy were found in FLint Lake two miles...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Alden Taylor's typewritten account of the legend of the Blue Hole to the south of Vigo County. According to legend, the Blue Hole contains large fish, and will send waves to grab people and drown them.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Jim Fortman's typewritten account of the Blue Hole in Vigo County. He tells of a train that hopped its tracks and landed in the blue hole, never to be found.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Harley Micheal Burkhardt's typewritten account of the Daviess County Blue Hole near Washington. In the tale, the legend tells of a train that slipped into the Blue Hole after a powerful storm, and that nobody has ever looked for it since.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Light; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of the legend of the Vigo County Blue Hole as told by Sandra Livingston. The legend tells of how a school bus full of students slid into the Blue Hole after slipping on an ice patch. There is also a second legend about...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Ghosts; Water; Supernatural;
    • Sandra Livingston tells a second tale of the Vigo County Blue Hole in this typewritten account. In this story the ghosts of boys who drowned in the Blue Hole haunt the area and will chase away interlopers.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous, typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. It tells of a railroad accident that claimed an engine and the crew within the depths of the Blue Hole.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Sacrifices; Supernatural;
    • This is Robert Warrick's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Warren County named "Cates Pond". According to legend, the lake has no bottom because of a Native American Sacrificial Ritual.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Scott Dean's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Sullivan County near Hymera. According to legend, the Blue Hole is a lake called "Water Lily".
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Maps; Supernatural;
    • This is a map and a brief description of the area from an anonymous informant. The area depicted is the Vigo County Blue Hole.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Carl Harlan's Typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. In the legend, the lake and the features of it are described.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Strip mining; Supernatural;
    • This is John Mitchell's typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. He says that the lake may have been formed from strip pits.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water;
    • This is a typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole as told by a Mr. Harris. Supposedly, he knows how deep the Blue Hole is.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. In this tale, the informant describes some of the various features of the Blue Hole.

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