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    • Gypsies, Hancock County, Indiana

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Carolyn Dixon's transcribed interview of Gary Gardner about gypsies. According to Gardner, a band of gypsies were killed in a graveyard in Fortville, Indiana, and one woman put a curse on the spot before she died. The curse states that if you...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Gene Lowe's transcribed variant of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Lora Winston. According to this variant, a man had his cat stuffed when he died so that the cat could be placed in his mausoleum. Supposedly, people could see the eyes of...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Mark Mehringer's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Missy Hess. He and some friends decided to go and see if the chain on the tombstone was real.
    • Bonds Chapel (Orange County)

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Supernatural; Chapels;
    • This is a typewritten account of Steve Baker's story of a gravestone in the Bonds Chapel graveyard where the pattern of a chain grows on the side of the gravestone. This graveyard is in Orange County Indiana near French Lick.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Jamie Steltonpole's typewritten account of the legend of the Bonds Chapel tombstone collected by Kena Meyer. According to legend, a chain grows out of a tombstone and when you leave the graveyard a truck may follow you out. The informant...
    • Shipley, Maynard 1927-05-26

    • Books;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 05/26/1927. Writes that he appreciated the order Theodore Debs placed on his book, THE WAR ON MODERN SCIENCE. Says that he is sure that Theodore Debs will like the book. Tells Theodore Debs that he is busy building up the...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Cemeteries; Supernatural;
    • This is Michael P. Sumner's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Madison County Indiana near Pendleton, collected by Christina R. Tharp. According to legend, somebody lost their baby over a bridge, and now one can hear the baby...
    • Evil eye

    • Evil Eye; Cemeteries; Light; Supernatural;
    • This is Cory Dewing's typewritten variant of the legend of the Evil Eye, collected by Steve A. Koebcke. According to legend, there is a graveyard that reflects the image of an eye when light is shined upon it.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Cemeteries; Tree stumps; Supernatural;
    • This is Dale Burkitt's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Larry Ligget. According to legend, there is a graveyard near Spook Light Hill where the gravestones look like tree stumps...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chapels; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is an unusual handwritten account about a grave with a chain pattern on the side of the stone in the Bonds Chapel graveyard in Orange County Indiana.
    • Bonds Chapel (Orange County)

    • Cemeteries; Chapels; Chains; Supernatural;
    • This is Mary Ringle's typewritten account of a story she knows about a gravestone in the Bonds Chapel Graveyard in Orange County Indiana. According to legend, a man killed his wife with a chain and when he died links of a chain began to appear on...
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Chapels; Graves; Death; Supernatural;
    • This is Maurice Ragsdale's typewritten account of a gravestone in the Bonds Chapel graveyard near Mitchell Indiana in Orange County. According to legend, if you touch the chains on the gravestone you will die.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Ghosts; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Pat Bennett's typewritten account of a legend he knows about a tombstone in Orange County near Orleans Indiana. According to legend the tombstone has a chain running down its side, and high school kids would venture to the graveyard to see...
    • 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.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is Linda Kitchell's typewritten account of some stories her brother told her about a graveyard near French Lick in Orange County Indiana. According to legend, this tombstone had a chain growing out of the side of it.
    • Hatchetman's cemetery

    • Legends; People; Cemeteries; Ghosts; Axes; Homicides;
    • Lisa Notter's transcribed interview of Colleen Fields about the Hatchetman. According to Fields, there is an old graveyard that is supposed to be guarded by the Hatchetman. If you're caught there after hours he chases you with his hatchet.
    • Ouija Board, Spencer, Indiana

    • Supernatural; Ghosts; Spiritualism; Spiritual life; Ouija boards; Legends; Demons;
    • Lee Chestnut's transcribed interview of Heath Adkins about an experience with an Ouija Board. According to Adkins, he and a few friends used an Ouija Board in a graveyard. The pointer kept spinning around until it flew off the board. That was...
    • 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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