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Weird Story LocationsThe Legend of John Henry - Leeds, Alabama

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According to local tradition and the research of a folklore researcher, the race between legendary steel driver John Henry and a steam hammer is said to have taken place at Oak Tunnel outside of Leeds, AL on September 20, 1887.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/11/2007

last visited: 2/18/2010

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Weird Story LocationsDarwin Award Location - Burger King - Ypsilanti, Michigan

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This was on one of those circulating emails a long time ago. I recognized the spot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Michigan

date approved: 11/11/2007

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsSpook Hill

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Gravity Hill in Lake Wales, FL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sfwife

location: Florida

date approved: 11/11/2007

last visited: 12/21/2013

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Weird Story LocationsConstantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz - Transylvania University, Lexington, KY

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Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, botanist, writer, evolutionist, translator, teacher and lover, supposedly buried under the steps of the University's administration building. But is the body his?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BluegrassCache

location: Kentucky

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsStampede of Slaves; The Margaret Garner Family Tragedy Near Covington, KY

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The drama of a slave family's escape to freedom ends in tragedy with the mother taking the life of her child rather then let her live a life of slavery. The family made their crossing to freedom over the frozen Ohio River in the winter of 1856.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kbarhow

location: Ohio

date approved: 11/4/2007

last visited: 11/3/2012

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Weird Story LocationsThe Mysterious Happenings at The Old Slocum House Theater Company, Vancouver, Washington

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Slocum House originally stood at 404 or 414 W. 5th. It became the center of early Vancouver society. The house was moved in 1966 to the southwest corner of Esther Short Park. It houses The Old Slocum House Theatre Co. which has mysterious happenings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: Washington

date approved: 10/22/2007

last visited: 2/17/2014

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Weird Story LocationsJohn Jones "2nd" - Port Edwards, WI

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Two men named John Jones served in Company G in the Wisconsin 12th. They were referred to as John Jones 1st and John Jones 2nd. This may be the burial site for John Jones 2nd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 10/8/2007

last visited: 9/27/2007

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Weird Story LocationsAtomic Bomb Crater in South Carolina

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Atomic Bomb Dropped on Mars Bluff, South Carolina in 1958.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member walkerm

location: South Carolina

date approved: 7/28/2007

last visited: 11/18/2010

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Weird Story LocationsFrancesca Zackey sees the Virgin Mary.

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Believe it or not. Come see for yourself at Francesca Zackey's house in Benoni.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TeamTGF

location: Gauteng, South Africa

date approved: 6/23/2007

last visited: 8/5/2012

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Weird Story LocationsThe Dover Demon

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The well known story of the Dover Demon is still talked and written about thirty years later, the most famous of three unexplained mystery tales over several centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/23/2007

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsClara Bonney's Guardian - Lowell, MA

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James C. Ayer's Gravesite

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/16/2007

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsClara Bonney - Lowell, MA

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Known by some as Witch Bonney

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/16/2007

last visited: 10/5/2011

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Weird Story LocationsHaunted? - Agnews Insane Asylum - Santa Clara, CA

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Are there former patients the ghosts of Agnews Insane Asylum?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ucdvicky

location: California

date approved: 5/10/2007

last visited: 9/12/2007

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Weird Story LocationsThe Blues Crossroads where Robert Johnson sold his Soul

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Robert Johnson's Blues Crossroads

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mothmanohio

location: Mississippi

date approved: 5/7/2007

last visited: 6/23/2012

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Weird Story LocationsPerkins Observatory - Delaware, Ohio

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Open to the public most Friday and Saturday evenings for astronomical viewing and programs. Located on US 23 just south of Delaware, Ohio

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr. 0

location: Ohio

date approved: 4/4/2007

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsHaunted - The Merritt House

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Rumoured to be haunted, could this radio station be transmitting to the 'world beyond'?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/17/2007

last visited: 5/11/2013

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Weird Story LocationsThe Brechin Lights

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ghostlights with the first known sightings occurring at the turn of the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Juicepig

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/12/2007

last visited: 11/5/2012

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Weird Story LocationsScugog's Ghost Rider

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Has been the topic of newspaper articles and tv reports, as well as many other paranormal investigations, but the ghost rider rides on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Juicepig

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 3/12/2007

last visited: 5/5/2013

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Weird Story LocationsMagnetic Hilll of Leominster, MA

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Local legond has it that on Lowe St. in Leominster, a car will roll up hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lilo-Stitch

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/6/2007

last visited: 12/5/2010

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Weird Story LocationsHaunted City Council

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The Palacio Anchieta, home of Sao Paulo's city council was haunted in 1996.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 3/2/2007

last visited: 5/8/2007

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Weird Story LocationsPalácio da Justiça

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Sao Paulo's old courthouse is haunted?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 3/1/2007

last visited: 4/7/2008

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Weird Story LocationsTeacher Buried on Campus

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Teacher buried within the law university campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 3/1/2007

last visited: 4/9/2008

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Weird Story LocationsChaguinha

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Centuries later people still pray to a soldier.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member saopaulo1

location: Brazil

date approved: 3/1/2007

last visited: 5/8/2007

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Weird Story LocationsThe tree that owns itself

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An Oak tree that owns its own deed.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member stsimpson

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/25/2007

last visited: 3/25/2008

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Weird Story LocationsHistoric Holly Hotel

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Ghosts have been seen here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Farkle 7

location: Michigan

date approved: 2/24/2007

last visited: 7/20/2013

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