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Image for Bolivar Spring House Lore - Bolivar, WVview gallery

NENE99.1 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsBolivar Spring House Lore - Bolivar, WV

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A plaque on this spring house details some local legend.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 11/3/2016

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SESE100.9 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsCherry Trees & Silver Dollars ~ Legends Of George Washington - Stafford VA

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Did George Washington chop down a cherry tree? Did he throw a silver dollar across the river? If he did, it was at Ferry Farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/4/2011

last visited: 5/14/2019

Image for Stepping The Mast - National Museum of the Marine Corps - Triangle VAview gallery

EE102.5 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsStepping The Mast - National Museum of the Marine Corps - Triangle VA

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The Romans and Greeks did it and the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps still do it -- the ancient mariner superstition of laying coins under the mast.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/15/2011

last visited: never

Image for The Snarly Yow - Boonsboro, MDview gallery

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Snarly Yow - Boonsboro, MD

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The Snarly Yow is a Hell Hound or Phantom Black Dog which is said to haunt the South Mountain area of Maryland. A historical Civil War marker has a side bar on it which tells the story of the first appearance of this ghastly monster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 12/6/2015

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SWSW127.1 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLemons for "Stonewall" Jackson - Lexington, VA

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Tourists visiting Jackson's gravesite often toss lemons as a tribute.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2010

last visited: 6/22/2019

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