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Weird Story LocationsBoot Hill & Old Town of Tascosa, TX

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This county seat, now the site of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch, was once the site many movies were made about, and legends created. This one is called The Duck Fight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsThe Church built on a Deacon's grave.

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Deacon Lovejoy died, and his church promptly built it's new meeting house over his grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Telomere

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 11/14/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsBossiney Mound - Bossiney, Cornwall

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Bossiney Mound, Bossiney, nr Tintagel. Legend has it that King Arthur's Round Table is burried there, and it rises up every Midsummer night.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsFlathead Lake Monster - Lakeside, Montana

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Nessie the Flathead Lake monster can be glimpsed at the small park just north of Lakeside off Lakeside Blvd, or even in the remarkable photo below.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/6/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsLegend of the Buck Memorial - Bucksport, Maine

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This is a fascinating story. A memorial was erected by the descendants of Colonel Buck nearly sixty years after his death, which makes it about 1854. You can visit this memorial located at the corner of Main Street and Hinks Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 10/1/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsChamp Sightings in Bulwagga Bay, Lake Champlain - Port Henry, NY

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This sign in Port Henry lists people who claimed to have seen "Champ," a serpent-like creature similar to "Nessie," in the Bulwagga Bay area of Lake Champlain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 9/25/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsWörthersee Mandl - Klagenfurt - Kärnten - Austria

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Sage vom Wörthersee Mandl

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Kärnten, Austria

date approved: 9/3/2016

last visited: never

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Weird Story LocationsThe Bleeding Yew - Nevern, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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A 700 year old, Yew Tree - Gives rise to an unexplained phenomena, & an ancient mystery, surrounded in Local Legend & Folk Lore. The Bleeding Yew, can be found in the Churchyard of Saint Brynach, Nevern, in Pembrokeshire, South Wales

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/2/2016

last visited: 9/6/2016

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Weird Story LocationsThe Hope Diamond Curse - Washington DC

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The Hope Diamond is on permanent display at the National Museum of Natural History.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/18/2016

last visited: 8/24/2016

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Weird Story LocationsQueen Mary Tragedies - Long Beach, CA

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Beyond the notorious hauntings at the Queen Mary are a series of strange and fatal events that happened aboard this ship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2016

last visited: 7/8/2016

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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: 9/5/2016

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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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