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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: Midi-Pyrénées, France

date approved: 9/8/2017

last visited: never

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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: never

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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: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLafitte's Anchor - Anaheim, CA

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Lafitte's Anchor is said to have come from a pirate ship, during the battle of New Orleans.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsSensabaugh Tunnel, Kingsport, TN.

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Located off the Big Elm Road in Kingsport, Tennessee, the tunnel was believed to have been constructed during the 1920’s but now sits in disrepair with several graffiti spread across the face of its walls. It is believed that the haunted nature of tunnel is accredited to the the tunnel being the site of grizzly murders, death, and even satanic rituals.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/1/2017

last visited: 5/1/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsVolcano Jail - Volcano, CA

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An urban legend about the old jail in Volcano, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/26/2017

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Legend of William Black and The Hermitage - Ancaster, ON

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Local legend and haunting in the Dundas Valley

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/23/2017

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsSpinnerin am Kreuz - Wien, Austria

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Gotische Steinsäule mit romantischer Legende / Gothic stone column with romantic legend

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 4/15/2017

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsPont del Diable de Martorell

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El pont del diable de Martorell amaga diverses llegendes que n'expliquen el seu origen.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SastRe.O

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 4/4/2017

last visited: 9/9/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsRelief on the entrance to the Pardubice chateau

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A beautiful relief, which depict the origin of the Pernstejn´s family and their coat of arms. / Reliéf, který predstavuje puvod znaku šlechtického rodu Pernštejnu

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hertogh

location: Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 3/31/2017

last visited: 8/25/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsBasilisk - Wien, Austria

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Eine der bekanntesten Sagen Wiens / One of the most famous Viennese legends

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/31/2017

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLords of Pernstein origin / Puvod pánu z Pernštejna - St. Bartholomew Church / kostel Sv. Bartolomeje - Pardubice (East Bohemia)

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The depicted relief decorating the St. Bartholomew Church (kostel Sv. Bartolomeje) northern Renaissance portal describes the tale about the origin of founders of the church amd owners of the Pardubice demesne, Lords of Pernstein.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Pardubicky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 3/20/2017

last visited: 8/11/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDevil's Crossroads - Clarksdale MS

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The myth of the “crossroads” comes from Africa and some of its traditions brought to the U.S. and Mississippi with its slave population.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/19/2017

last visited: 8/4/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDer Spuk am Mühlenteich - Bad Breisig - RLP - Germany

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Der Rheinische Sagenweg und der „Spuk am Mühlenteich“

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/18/2017

last visited: 5/11/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDas Glockenkreuz und seine Sage - Erpel, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

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In Erpel exists an urban legend about a supposed murder in connection with the downpour of a bell. The cross reminds of the incident.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/16/2017

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsMiracle Staircase - Santa Fe, NM

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The Miracle Staircase in Santa Fe, NM

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 12/30/2016

last visited: 9/24/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsMidnight Mary's Grave - New Haven, CT

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The grave of Midnight Mary is located in Evergreen Cemetery at 769 Ella T. Grasso Blvd in New Haven, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 12/15/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsP'quals — White Rock, BC

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The son of the Sun God fell in love with Cowichan princess. Both of their fathers denied them to get married. So the son of the Sun God threw a large boulder across the Strait of Georgia and moved his princess there.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 11/24/2016

last visited: 1/14/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Bamberg Cathedral Toads - Bamberg, Germany

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Two stone lions turned into toads by urban folklore

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 11/11/2016

last visited: 11/28/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsMetzgerchrüz - Ettingen, BL, Switzerland

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A wayside cross from 1857 in the woods south of Ettingen commemorates the location of a local legend.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 11/2/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsSt. Cunigunda's Veil

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Many people on Bamberg believe that their patron saint saved the city from the bombing raids of World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: 11/29/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Pope's Revenge - Berlin, Germany

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A giant cross shining from the Berlin TV tower

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: 10/22/2016

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