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Weird Story LocationsThe ‘Orrible ‘Ead - Eagle Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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A grotesque face above a door lintel in Eagle Street, Ipswich. A tale is told about its legendary origin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/4/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsFru Mettes Bjerg

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Sagnet fortæller at en kvinde der havde begravet sit døde barn her, spøgte i området. The legend tells that a woman who burried her dead child here haunted the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 3/29/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsThe Sleeping Night - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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The tomb has collected a number of folk tales over the years. The best known of these legends is that anyone who spends a night at this site on the evenings preceding May Day, St John's Day (23rd June), or Midwinter Day would die, go raving mad, or become a poet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsThe Stone Dancing Lady's - Tinkinswood, Capell Carreg, Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK

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A collection of stones at the Tinkinswood are, according to folklore, the bodies of dancing women, turned to stone. The stones albeit aren't terribly body like in appearance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsThe Chair of Idris, Cadair Idris, Gwynedd, Wales, Uk

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Cadair idris is a hill in the Snowdonia range that has an odd tale of a giant getting involved in its formation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ddraig Ddu

location: North Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsDeath of the California Grizzly - Silverado, CA

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This marker marks the site near where the last California Grizzly was killed, ultimately becoming an extinct species. It's remains were sent to the Smithsonian where they misplaced it. The location of the remains of the bear are unknown to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/24/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsImmured Nun - Oslavany, Czech Republic

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Immured Nun - Oslavany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 12/28/2015

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsWurmeck - City Hall München, Germany, BY

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There's a weird story about the South-western corner of the City Hall in München, Germany, Bayern. The location is called 'Wurmeck' (Dragon's Corner). There's a big sculpture of a dragon because of this story.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/3/2015

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsPiasa Bird at Piasa Park - Alton IL

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Located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River just outside Alton is a large dragon like bird that used to capture a Indian tribe member daily.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 8/31/2015

last visited: 6/23/2015

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Weird Story LocationsRendlesham UFO sightings - Rendlesham Forest, Suffolk

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Did an extra-terrestrial craft land in a Suffolk forest during the winter of 1980? Dubbed “Britain’s Roswell”, the Rendlesham Forest incident, which took place over a series of nights in December 1980, continues to fascinate UFO enthusiasts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2015

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsGirl Without A Face at the Central Burying Ground - Boston, MA

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The Central Burying Ground is part of Boston Common.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/29/2015

last visited: 3/20/2016

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Weird Story LocationsMedusa heads in Basilica Cistern - Istanbul, Turkey

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Two heads of mythical creature Medusa are carved into large stone blocks - columns' bases - inside Basilica Cistern, the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rikitan

location: Turkey

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: 12/4/2015

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Weird Story LocationsThe Bombing of Boise City, Oklahoma

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The only city in the continental US to be bombed during WWII was bombed by America ~ One of the bombs is still in the ground, as a sort of memorial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/14/2015

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsBattle of Painter Creek - New Cambria, MO

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Weird Civil War story, not spooky, but in battle pretty weird. 2,000 soldiers from both sides fought for over 4 hours -- noon to dark...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/26/2015

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsThe Ghost of Sarah - Mansfield, PA

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The Ghost of Sarah roams the halls of Mansfield University's North Hall Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fossilgirlerin

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsHaunted House - Skrinjari, Croatia

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A house that is known as one of the most haunted places in Croatia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GCEdo

location: Croatia

date approved: 10/14/2014

last visited: 10/12/2014

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Weird Story LocationsThe Monster of Loch Ness - Scotland, UK

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Meet the legendary Nessie!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: 10/13/2015

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Weird Story LocationsLa Chapelle-Rivière à Pierre-Québec,Canada

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That devotion can do!Ce que la dévotion peut faire faire!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 8/22/2014

last visited: 8/22/2014

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Weird Story LocationsThe Glowing Eyes of William Carter, Needham Cemetery - Needham, MA

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A person from the Needham Historical Society says that on Halloween night, the eyes of the bust of William Carter at the Needham Cemetery glow and the head looks around.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 4/18/2014

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsParque Natural de Sintra - Lisboa, Portugal

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Sintra is a awesome place, filled of stories and mystery's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RuiJSDuarte

location: Lisboa, Portugal

date approved: 3/4/2014

last visited: 6/14/2014

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Weird Story LocationsFish Fountain Initiations - Munich, Germany

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"To round off their schooling, young apprentice butchers were sheathed in nothing but a sheepskin and a calf’s penis hanging from their necks, spun around three times and thrown into the fountain."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/19/2014

last visited: 8/4/2015

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Weird Story LocationsDe gecroonde crab - Leiden, Netherlands

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Something weird happened in this house....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 12/24/2013

last visited: 11/16/2014

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Weird Story LocationsWaverly Hills Sanatorium

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The Scariest Place in the World - The Waverly Hills Sanatorium

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPSMAP62SC

location: Kentucky

date approved: 12/16/2013

last visited: 7/13/2014

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Weird Story LocationsMcLoughlin House

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Oregon City seems like a strange place to be haunted. Yet according to locals, the McLoughlin House in Oregon City, Oregon, is one of the most haunted places in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dkestrel

location: Oregon

date approved: 11/5/2013

last visited: 3/26/2016

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Weird Story LocationsPenhow Castle - Paranormal - Wales. Great Britain.

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Penhow Castle - the site of many ghostly manifestations, psychic, and paranormal activities, has been investigated. This investigation has been shown on British Television channels, BBC 1, BBC Wales and BBC 2

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2013

last visited: 9/28/2013

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