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    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Alden Taylor's typewritten account of the legend of the Blue Hole to the south of Vigo County. According to legend, the Blue Hole contains large fish, and will send waves to grab people and drown them.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Harley Micheal Burkhardt's typewritten account of the Daviess County Blue Hole near Washington. In the tale, the legend tells of a train that slipped into the Blue Hole after a powerful storm, and that nobody has ever looked for it since.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Accidents; Light; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is a typewritten account of the legend of the Vigo County Blue Hole as told by Sandra Livingston. The legend tells of how a school bus full of students slid into the Blue Hole after slipping on an ice patch. There is also a second legend about...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Ghosts; Water; Supernatural;
    • Sandra Livingston tells a second tale of the Vigo County Blue Hole in this typewritten account. In this story the ghosts of boys who drowned in the Blue Hole haunt the area and will chase away interlopers.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is an anonymous, typewritten account of the Vigo County Blue Hole. It tells of a railroad accident that claimed an engine and the crew within the depths of the Blue Hole.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Sacrifices; Supernatural;
    • This is Robert Warrick's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Warren County named "Cates Pond". According to legend, the lake has no bottom because of a Native American Sacrificial Ritual.
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural;
    • This is Scott Dean's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Sullivan County near Hymera. According to legend, the Blue Hole is a lake called "Water Lily".
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Maps; Supernatural;
    • This is a map and a brief description of the area from an anonymous informant. The area depicted is the Vigo County Blue Hole.
    • Blue hole

    • Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural;
    • This is Lowell Hurford's typewritten account of a Blue Hole in Warren County near Plymouth. Supposedly a train derailed and landed in a ditch, and when the crew came to dig the train out, it had sunk into the ditch to the point where it could not...
    • Blue hole

    • Lakes; Water; Criminals; Shoe stores; Homocides; Prohibition;
    • This is Henry P. Smith's typewritten account of a bootlegger murdered by the Syndicate at a shoe store. It is speculated that the body that was never found was thrown down the Blue Hole.
    • Blue hole, Kent Count, Michigan

    • Lakes; Water; Supernatural; Indians of North America;
    • This is Delana Good's typewritten account of a story of a Blue Hole located near Sparta in Kent County, Michigan. An Indian man and woman were out in their canoe when the maiden vanished, and none have been able to find her body since it's...
    • Blue hole, La Porte County, Indiana

    • Lakes; Water; Railroad accidents; Supernatural; Railroad trains;
    • This is Don Craft Jr.'s typewritten account of a Blue Hole in La Porte County near the north edge of La Porte City, Indiana. Long ago, a train flew of the track and landed in the Blue Hole. To the dismay of those attempting to salvage the...
    • Blue hole, Vermillion County, Indiana

    • Wagons; Horses; Water;
    • This is Charles Roy Staats' typewritten account of a Blue Hole near Clinton in Vermillion County, Indiana. A runaway horse pulling a wagon plunged into Helsinky Pond and the driver, wagon and horse were caught in the undertow and never found.
    • Blue hole, Jackson County, Indiana

    • Bridges; Railroad accidents; Water; Lakes; Monsters; Supernatural;
    • This is Art Robertson's typewritten account of the legend of a blue hole near his hometown of Seymour in Jackson County, Indiana. This tale features two aspects of the blue hole legend, the first being a train that has fallen into the water, and a...
    • Blue hole, Orange County, Indiana

    • Rivers; Water;
    • This is Kathy Matthews' typewritten account of a river in Orange County that has no streams or path, but flows all the same. According to legend, the river was the sight of an accident where a man and his wife were swept into the water without a...
    • Blue hole, Orange County, Indiana

    • Rivers; Wagons; Water;
    • This is Doug Moore's typewritten account of the Orange County, Indiana Blue Hole or Lost River. The Blue Hole is near Paoli, and when the area was first being settled a man drove his wagon into the hole and was never seen again.

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