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    • Haunted statues, Clay County, Indiana

    • Supernatural;Statues;
    • Angie Hustedt's transcribed interview od Dotti Moore's account of a statue in a cemetery known as German Graveyard in Clay County that has a life size statue of a little girl and a lamb. It is said that when if you go to this statue you can hear...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural;
    • Ryan Drummy speaks of a place near Brazil (i.e. Staunton) in Clay County, Indiana, known as the 100 Steps Cemetery. He claims that there are 100 steps ascending the staircase to the graveyard, but only 98 steps when one walks back down.
    • 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...
    • Normal Advance 1913

    • Journalism; Indiana State Normal School; Indiana State University; Education; Literature; College yearbooks;
    • A monthly journal written and published by the students and faculty of Indiana State Normal School. The last issue of the school year was dedicated to the graduating seniors and printed in the style of an annual yearbook.
    • Bonds Chapel

    • Cemeteries; Chains; Chapels; Graves; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of Elizabeth Ann Kemple's variant of the Bonds Chapel legend. According to legend, a slave was buried in the Bonds Chapel graveyard after his master killed him with a chain. She also lists the location of Bonds Chapel...
    • 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 (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.
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of the legend of the 100 Steps Cemetery as told by Patricia Oliver Hopewell. According to Hopewell there are 100 steps leading upwards to the graveyard, but there are not 100 steps leading back down the hill. Every...
    • 100 Steps Cemetery, Clay County, Indiana

    • Cemeteries; Stairways; Supernatural; Ghosts;
    • This is a typewritten version of the story of the 100 Steps Cemetery in Clay County, Indiana. This version is told by Keith Favre who says that there are 100 steps leading up to the graveyard, but only 99 steps coming down. If you count 99 steps...
    • 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.

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