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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLegend of Taughannock Falls - Trumansburg, NY

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Taughannock Falls takes its name from a legend about a battle between the Cayuga and Delaware Indians. Taughannock Falls is located in Taughannock State Park at 1740 Taughannock Blvd., Route 89, Trumansburg, NY

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 1/15/2019

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLes escaliers du diable - Poitiers - France

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Poitiers est une ville où l'on est obligé de grimper pour accéder à son centre. L'un des endroits les plus étonnants est cet escalier au nom bien étrange.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 12/30/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsWie die Aachener den Teufel überlisteten - Aachen, NRW, Germany

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Saage Der Dombau zu Aachen Oder wie die Aachener den Teufel überlisteten // The cathedral of Aachen Or how the Aacheners outsmarted the devil

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 12/29/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLes gorges du Pont du diable - Rhône-Alpes. France

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Une légende raconte que Le Jotty et la Forclaz, 2 villages séparés par des gorges, souhaitaient construire un pont entre eux. Mais à chaque tentative, le pont s’écroulait quand il était terminé.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 12/25/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa Chouette de Dijon - Bourgogne, France

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Qu’on la côtoie tous les jours ou qu’on la découvre pour la première fois lors d’un périple à travers Dijon, la petite chouette en pierre sculptée dans un contrefort de l’église Notre-Dame est du genre à attiser la curiosité.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blackjack65

location: Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

date approved: 12/25/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDer sagenumwobene Kreuzstein bei Geuser - Wallenfels, Bayern, Deutschland

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Sage um einen mystischen ort im Frankenwald.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 12/2/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDie Glocke im Schweriner Dom - Schwerin, MVP, Germany

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Sage um die Glocke im Schweriner Dom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDas Heinzelmännchen zu Celle, Niedersachsen, Germany

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Sage um das Heinzelmännchen zu Celle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDie Heinzelmännchen zu Köln - Cologne, NRW, Germany

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Sage um die Heinzelmännchen zu Köln.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 3/28/2015

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsTeufelswette Kölner Dom - Cologne, NRW, Germany

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Sage & Legende um den Kölner Dom mit einer Teufelswette.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 12/2/2018

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsBäckerjungen-Sage - Andernach, RP, Germany

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Bäckerjungen-Sage in der Stadt Andernach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 11/1/2018

last visited: 7/26/2014

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDer "Goldene Pflug" von Bad Neuenahr - RLP - Germany

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Der Brunnen "Goldener Pflug" mit einer Sage aus alter Zeit

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 10/11/2018

last visited: 10/5/2018

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Native Legend of Presque Isle - Erie, PA

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The Erie Land Light, also known as the Old Presque Isle Light, sits on Presque Isle Bay in Lake Erie, near the great sand bar mentioned in the legend. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/25/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsAids to Naviagtion Fog Bell - Havre de Grace, MD

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The origin of the fog bell has a few theories by the museum. One is that it was on a US cargo ship during WWII. Another is that it was used as a church bell. No one know for sure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: 6/13/2018

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa légende du légionnaire et son chien - Dax - France

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Ainsi, « le chien du légionnaire » illustre la découverte des bienfaits des eaux chaudes de Dax par son premier curiste. Thus, "the dog of the legionnaire" illustrates the discovery of the benefits of the warm waters of Dax by its first curiste.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 5/7/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsKiss the Salmon of Knowledge - Belfast, Northern Ireland

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The Big Fish is a sculpture that was commissioned in 1999 for celebration of the regeneration of the River Lagan. It is 10m long and made from ceramic tiles. Rumor has it that if you kiss the frog - er - fish you gain its wisdom.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bush-Rescue

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 4/11/2018

last visited: 9/28/2018

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDer Werwolf von Epprath - Bedburg, Germany

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DE: Von Peter Stubbe, einem Massenmörder aus dem 16. Jahrhundert, wurde angenommen, er könne sich in einen Werwolf verwandeln. EN: Peter Stubbe, a 16th-century mass murderer, was believed to turn into a werewolf.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDer Wackelstein an den Externsteinen - Horn-Bad Meinberg, NRW, Deutschland

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Sage vom Wackelstein an den Externsteinen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/6/2018

last visited: 5/9/2018

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa Grotte aux Fées ,Saint Antoine du Rocher ,France

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Le Dolmen de la Grotte aux Fées se situe au lieu-dit Moulin-de-Rechausse, à Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher./ The Dolmen of the Grotte aux Fées is located at a place called Moulin-de-Rechausse, in Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member celene37

location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France

date approved: 2/17/2018

last visited: 2/19/2018

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLegends of the Castle well - Tomburg Castle, Wormersdorf - NRW / Germany

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Legend of a golden cradle and a key at the ground of the well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/13/2017

last visited: 4/2/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsGive a coin to St. James in Padron - Spain

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If you give a coin to St. James in the church of Padrón, will bring you luck and the realization of a wish.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tofixe

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsPont Valentré - Cahors, Midi-Pyrénées, France

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Legend has it that the bridge's builder made a deal with the devil to speed up the pace of construction. // Selon la légende, le constructeur de ponts a fait un accord avec le diable pour accélérer le rythme de la construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Codger Pole - Colfax, WA

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A large totem pole in Colfax, WA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Washington

date approved: 8/8/2017

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsTurn the endless ring of wishes - Nürnberg, Germany, BY

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At the so-called 'Scchöner Brunnen', an old fountain located at the 'Hauptmarkt' in Nürnberg, Germany, Bayern, is a ring attached. There's a local legend that turning the ring offers a free wish.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 7/28/2017

last visited: 10/5/2018

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Legend of Grizzly Peak - Anaheim, CA

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An urban myth etched into a stone at Disney's California Adventure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/23/2017

last visited: 6/23/2017

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