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    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This Jason Jones's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Jennifer Bowman. According to Jason, he and some friends were driving near Spook Light Hill and saw a glowing white vision.
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Babysitting; Homicides;
    • Cindy Allen's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Sharon Fryar. In this variant, a girl is babysitting for a couple and is reassured by their dog who licks her hand to let her know everything is okay. After hearing a...
    • Cadaver arm, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Practical jokes; Dead persons; Mentally ill persons;
    • Susan Roos's typewritten variant of the Cadaver Arm urban legend as collected by Priscilla Craven. In this variant, a woman goes crazy after her friends play a prank on her involving a corpse.
    • Boyfriend's death, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Parking; Sounds; Hangings;
    • Robert Deal's transcribed variant of The Boyfriend's Death urban legend as collected by Tim Gorman. In this account, a girl discovers that her boyfriend has been skinned and hanged after he fails to return from getting more gasoline for their car.
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • Mike Richards's transcribed variant of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Joel Pugh. In this account, Stiffy Green was a dog who accompanied his master on an ice fishing trip. After the man fell into the water, Stiffy tugged him to safety...
    • Stiffy Green, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Dogs; Ghosts; Tombs & sepulchral monuments;
    • George L. Brown's transcribed variant of the legend of Stiffy Green as collected by Richard L. Brown. According to this variant, Stiffy was a dog who was put to sleep after he attacked and killed his master. Supposedly, the dog was possessed by...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Bridges; Infants; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Doug Pitney's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Monroe County near Bloomington Indiana, collected by Janet C. Brasseur. In this document, Doug tells of the variant of the legend he knows, as well as his own experiences...
    • 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...
    • Crybaby bridge

    • Infants; Bridges; Crying; Supernatural;
    • This is Justin Bargo's typewritten variant of the legend of crybaby bridge in Madison County near Pendleton Indiana, collected by David A. Huff. According to legend, a woman lost her baby in a car accident on the bridge, and now one can hear the...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Searching; Ghosts; Supernatural;
    • This is Nancy Martin's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Sarah Martin. According to Nancy, she was told the legend of Spook Light Hill during her first visit.
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Sally Jo Allen's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Richard L. Brown. According to the informant, she and her father visited when she was a young girl. They ate some food...
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Ghosts; Light; Accidents; Decapitations; lanterns; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Glenn A. Wrightsman II's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana. According to the informant, he has seen the ghostly light every time he has been to Spook Light Hill
    • Spook Light Hill

    • Hills; Light; Ghosts; Decapitations; Searching; Supernatural;
    • This is Julie Cooper's typewritten variant of the legend of Spook Light Hill in Clay County near Brazil Indiana, collected by Melissa Compton. According to Julie, she and her friends visited Spook Light Hill. Though it took a while, the light...
    • House of blue lights

    • Houses; Light; Coffins;
    • This is Bill Cullen typewritten variant of the legend of the House of Blue Lights in in Green County near Bloomfield Indiana, collected by Bill Smock. According to legend, a widower lives in a house where he keeps his wife's coffin surrounded by...
    • Licked hand, Sullivan County, Indiana

    • Fugitives from justice; Homicides; Dogs;
    • John Gianotti's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Chadwanna Jukes. In this variant, two girls are sleeping over with one another when they hear a murderer has escaped from a nearby asylum. That night, the murderer...
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Criminals; Mentally ill persons; Dogs;
    • Jim Rilley's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Stephen Baker. In Rilley's variant, an old woman hears of an escaped insane patient and goes to bed with her dog for comfort. Later that night, she reaches down and...
    • Licked hand, Vigo County, Indiana

    • Homicides; Dogs; Sounds;
    • Jean Ann Cole's typewritten variant of The Licked Hand urban legend as collected by Barbara Betchley. In this variant, a girl staying with her grandparents hears a noise during the night and reaches down to pet her dog for comfort. In the morning,...

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