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    • Wolf woman, Jefferson County, Indiana

    • Cats; Dogs; Pets; Pigeons; Animals;
    • Deborah Jane Magill's transcribed interview of Marth Ann Werner's account of The Wolf Woman in Jefferson County, Indiana. According to Werner, there was an old woman who lived as a hermit after the death of her husband. She took care of the...
    • Walkers, White Pine, Tennessee

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • George "Dave" Watson's transcribed interview of Kathy Moudy about a walker in White Pine, Tennessee. According to Moudy, her aunt was a walker. Aunt Bessie walked everywhere and would sleep wherever she was when she got tired. Sometimes she would...
    • Walkers, Terre Haute, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Robert Schwindt's transcribed interview of Dave Leckitener about a walker in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Leckitener, there is a drunk man who walks all around Terre Haute, Indiana, with an umbrella. Sometimes the umbrella is just the spokes...
    • Walkers, Lancaster, Ohio

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Deborah Bates' transcribed personal account of a walker in Lancaster, Ohio. According to Bates, there was an older man who wore old clothes and pushed a small cart through alleys while jogging. He "half-trotted" everywhere he went.
    • Walkers, Frankfort, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Deborah Bates' transcribed personal account of a walker in Frankfort, Indiana. According to Bates, Sonny King lived in Frankfort, Indiana, and he always walked along the highways picking up trash and pop bottles.
    • Walkers, Champaign, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Barbara Doyle's transcribed interview of Lynne Hellmer about a walker in Champaign, Illinois. According to Hellmer, there is a man who everyone calls Palladin who walks around town and takes ketchup packets from places.
    • Walkers, Champaign, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Walking; Running;
    • Barbara Doyle's transcribed interview of Lynne Hellmer about a walker in Champaign, Illinois. According to Hellmer, there is a guy called Philo Joe or Bondville Joe who always walks in the middle of the street. His driver's license has been taken...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Messengers; Ghosts;
    • Daphne Coy's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Joseph O. Henning. In this account, a woman picks up a hitchhiking man who delivers a message to her. After delivering the message, he disappears without a...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Dance; Ghosts;
    • Daphne Coy's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Joseph O. Henning. In this account, two boys see a girl walking home from prom and offer to give her a ride. Once they drop her off, they drive away but later...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Cemeteries;
    • Dave Elliott's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Ed LeBlanc. In this account, Elliott describes cab drivers who encounter a woman waiting at the entrance of a St. Louis cemetery dressed in a wedding gown....
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Dance; Ghosts;
    • Cheryl Rooney's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Don Terrell. In this account, a man meets a woman at a dance and asks to take her home at the end of the night. She agrees, but when they get to her house,...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • Fred Dew's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Lynn Deardorf. In this account, Dew describes a woman hitchhiker who is often picked up by men. He states she always rides in the back and always disappears,...
    • Vanishing hitchhiker, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Hitchhiking; Sweaters; Ghosts;
    • Pauline Hong's transcribed variant of the Vanishing Hitchhiker urban legend as collected by Cathy Weikel. In this account, a boy takes a girl out for a date, but when he returns her home for the night, she leaves her sweater in his car. He takes...

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