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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: never

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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: never

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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: never

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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: 8/27/2012

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Schildhorn Legend - Berlin, Germany

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The legend of the last Slavonic duke of Berlin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Legend of Tapa Making - Honolulu, Oahu, HI

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These bronze statues by KaMille, erected on the grounds of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, depict three female figures making tapa, or kapa, a traditional art practiced in Hawaii in which cloth is made from tree bark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 7/18/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLe menhir-cathédrale, Le Mans, Sarthe, France

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La croyance locale du Menhir à la Cathédrale du Mans / The local belief the Menhir of Le Mans's Cathedral

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Gâtinaise

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: 2/20/2017

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa fontaine du Pélerin Font-Romeu France

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L'apparition de la vierge dans une cavité de la source et la création de la chapelle. The appearance of the Virgin in a cavity of the source and the creation of the chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 6/20/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsChisholm Monument - St. Thomas, Ontario

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A haunted monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/12/2016

last visited: 6/12/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsWitch's grave - St. Thomas, Ontario

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A witches grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Keldar5

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/12/2016

last visited: 6/12/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsMother Goose Grave - Granary Burial Ground - Boston, MA

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The claim is that Mother Goose is buried here at the Granary Burial Ground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/21/2016

last visited: 8/12/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsChained Rock - Pineville, KY

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A 101 ft. long chain, traditionally said to protect the town of Pineville Ky by holding a large rock in place on a bluff above the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member walkerm

location: Kentucky

date approved: 5/7/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsHalema'uma'u Crater Legend - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI

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Halema'uma'u crater is said to be home to Pele, goddess of fire and volcanoes, according to the traditions of Hawaiian mythology.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Hawaii

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: 7/15/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDe Lebbestoak - Peest (NL)

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Border indicating pole, with a story behind its erection.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Drenthe, Netherlands

date approved: 5/3/2016

last visited: 5/10/2016

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Middle of Disneyland? - Anaheim, CA

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A spike at the end of the draw bridge at Sleeping Beauty's Castle is said to be the center of the park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsWalt Disney's Frozen Body - Anaheim, CA

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The frozen body of Disney is said to be held under Pirates of the Caribbean.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/11/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsTimbaler del Bruc - Barcelona, Spain

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The statue Timbaler del Bruc (the Drummer of El Bruc) is located at the Montjuïc Castle in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 3/27/2016

last visited: 5/6/2014

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsSaint George and the Dragon Legend - Barcelona, Spain

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The murals depicting the legend of Sant Jordi and the dragon are located next to the reproduction of the Portal de Bové (Montblanc, Catalunya) at the Poble Espanyol (Spanish Village) in Barcelona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 3/13/2016

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDance of the Flyers Ceremony - Costa Maya, Mexico,

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The Dance of the Flyers ceremony performed to bring forth rain is performed whenever cruise ships are docked at the port of Costa Maya in Quintana, Roo, Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Quintana Roo, Mexico

date approved: 2/25/2016

last visited: never

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