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    • 9/11 Legends, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Terrorists; Divination; Airplanes;
    • This is a transcribed personal experience narrative as collected by Brian Homsangpradit from himself regarding the events of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. The informant talks about feeling as...
    • Angels, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Angels; Supernatural;
    • Stephanie L. Bates' transcribed interview of Richard Dustin Doyle's account of supernatual story about a woman who was walking home one night through a park where an escaped convict rapist was said to be. Unaware of the escaped rapist, she prayed...
    • Blanford Cubs letter from Dan Sowers

    • Blanford Cubs (Baseball team); Women baseball players -- Indiana; Baseball -- Indiana -- History;
    • Dan Sowers, National Director of the American Legion, sent this letter in response to a letter that Margaret had written him. He regrets not being able to attend a game that Margaret played in which was most likely a local American Legion game. He...
    • 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...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Christy Halladay's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Madison County near Pendleton Indiana, collected by Heather Ross. In this document, Christy tells of many unusual things that happen around the bridge.
    • Devil's Hollow, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Devil; Valleys; Bridges; Homicides;
    • J. Celarek's transcribed account of Devil's Hollow in Vigo County, Indiana, as collected by B. Gaither. The informant describes the murder of a baby by its mother on the bridge in the hollow. As a result, supernatural experiences happen at this...
    • Eccentric dirty people, Emison, Indiana

    • Dirt; Dirty people; Legends;
    • Lola Faris' transcribed personal account of Jesse Carol. Carol lived in Emison, Indiana, and was very dirty. No one paid much attention to Jesse, but when he stopped appearing people got worried. When someone went to check on him, they found Jesse...
    • Election day

    • Political elections; Fighting; Terre Haute (Ind.); Vigo County (Ind.);
    • One typed page which talks about how lots of drinking and fighting seems to happen in Terre Haute on election days.
    • Face in the wall

    • Legends; Terre Haute (Ind.); Death; Faces; Automobile racing; Automobile driving; Automobiles; Fruitridge Avenue (Terre Haute, Ind.); Hulman Street (Terre Haute, Ind.);
    • R. Ramey's transcribed interview of Karen Webb about the Face in the Wall in Terre Haute, Indiana. According to Webb, a young boy was killed in a car accident and his father built a wall to show others what might happen. The face was carved in the...
    • Good versus evil

    • Accidents; Children; Good & evil;
    • Mitchell C. Chalos collected a legend from Mrs. John Chalos pertaining to two sister in laws that had something tragic happen to them to teach them a lesson.
    • Gypsies, Marshall, Illinois

    • Legends; People; Nomads; Manners & customs;
    • Mike Short's transcribed interview of Dave Hall about the Gypsy Queen in Marshall, Illinois. According to Hall, Marshall, Illinois, was home to many gypsies. When the last Gypsy Queen died, she was buried there. Now gypsies from all over come there...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Supernatural phenomena; Supernatural beings; Tunnels; Bridges;
    • Carrie L, Price's transcribed interview of her own account of a legend of Hell's Gates in Clay County, Indiana. There are seven gates that make up Hell's Gates. After passing through each gate except for the first one, strange phenomena are said to...
    • Hell's Gates, Clay County, Indiana

    • Supernatural phenomena; Supernatural beings; Tunnels; Bridges;
    • Carrie L, Price's transcribed interview of her own account of a legend of Hell's Gates in Clay County, Indiana. There are seven gates that make up Hell's Gates. After passing through each gate except for the first one, strange phenomena are said to...

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