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    • Good versus evil

    • Crosses; Palms; Ghosts; Thieves; Good & evil;
    • Marge Skalba collected a legend from Mrs. Anne Skalba pertaining to crosses made from palms that were erected in the fields and forests.
    • Vampires

    • Crosses; Legends; Monsters; Sun; Vampires;
    • Andrew Woodard Wright shared a folk belief that vampires can be disabled by crosses, sunlight, holy water, or being staked in the heart. Additionally, they keep dirt from their native land in their coffins and can live off of animals if necessary.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Chains; Cemeteries; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is a John Holmes' typewritten account of a legend about a gravestone near Orleans Indiana in Orange County. According to legend, the gravestone has a chain that grows out of the gravestone. There is also a light at night that crosses the chain...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chapels; Chains; Crosses; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of Mary Terry's legend of the Bonds Chapel gravestone. This gravestone is in the Bonds Chapel graveyard near Orleans in Orange County Indiana.
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Crosses; College buildings; Suicides;
    • This is a transcribed account of Brian Lancaster as recorded by Christiana H. Siemers about a suicidal resident of Cromwell Hall at Indiana State University. After the resident jumped out of a window of the twelfth floor in Cromwell Hall, a white...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Crosses; College buildings; Suicides;
    • This is a transcribed account of Melanie Beaver as recorded by Christ Sutton about a suicidal student at Indiana State University and a white cross which marked his area of residence.The student was reported to be so stressed from finals that he...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Crosses; Suicides; College buildings;
    • This is a transcribed account of Matthew Etter as reported by Kristopher Babic about a suicidal student at Indiana State University who jumped from the top story of Cromwell Hall and of a white cross marks the window he jumped from.
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Suicides; College buildings; Crosses;
    • This is a transcribed account of Caitlin Brewster as recorded by herself about a suicidal resident of Cromwell Hall at Indiana State University and a white cross that appeared underneath the window from which the female resident jumped. The...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Suicides; College buildings; Crosses; Sounds; Shadows;
    • This is a transcribed account of Kurt Waywood as recorded by Heidi Wells about a female suicidal resident of Cromwell Hall at Indiana State University and a white cross which marked the window from which she jumped. The resident jumped out of the...
    • ISU campus legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Doors & doorways; College buildings; Suicides; Crosses; Homicides;
    • This is a transcribed account of Kate Penn as recorded by Kayla Powell of a resident of Cromwell Hall at Indiana State University who was reported to have jumped/been pushed out a twelfth story window; how a white cross marks the window from which...
    • Good versus evil

    • Crosses; Good & evil;
    • Sharon Sare collected a legend from Larry Richardson pertaining to a building in Mississippi that shows a cross when the light is shown on it just right.

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