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Image for Freedom Figurehead - St Michaels, MDview gallery

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsFreedom Figurehead - St Michaels, MD

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A large figurehead located in St Michaels, Maryland. It is said you'll get good luck if you rub the figure's bosoms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/25/2021

last visited: 6/25/2021

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NWNW31.2 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsNavy Bill - Annapolis, MD

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A sculpture of the United States Naval Academy mascot near the main entrance gate to campus in Annapolis, Maryland. According to legend, Naval Cadets saw a goat at West Point during the a rival football game between the Army which became the mascot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2021

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsRevolution on the River - Chestertown, MD

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Local legend says that in 1774, Chestertown protesters marched to this waterfront and dumped the tea into the river, just as had Bostonians a few months earlier. However, the event was never documented. Did it even happen at all?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/21/2022

last visited: never

Image for Legend of Moll Dyer - Leonardtown MDview gallery

SWSW66.1 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLegend of Moll Dyer - Leonardtown MD

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A 17th century witch was chased into the woods and froze to death against a boulder leaving her handprint on the rock.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/18/2012

last visited: never

Image for The Signing of the Magna Carta, National Archives, Washington, D.C.view gallery

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Signing of the Magna Carta, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

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Popular legend is that King John and the barons signed the Magna Carta. There were no signatures on the original document, however, only a single seal placed by the king.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rose Red

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/4/2008

last visited: 10/6/2021

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WW70.7 km

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Curse of the Hope Diamond - Washington, DC

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The Hope Diamond is said to curse people who come in contact with it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 9/29/2021

Image for Aids to Naviagtion Fog Bell - Havre de Grace, MDview gallery

NN84.5 km

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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 SuperstitionsBunny Man Bridge - Clifton, Virginia

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The story of the Bunny Man goes back many years. While there are several different accounts, the one agreed upon item is that this is one spooky spot. Here's one version of the history, read on if you can.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: never

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

WW101.1 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 Cherry Trees & Silver Dollars ~ Legends Of George Washington - Stafford VAview gallery

SWSW120.2 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 The Snarly Yow - Boonsboro, MDview gallery

NWNW143.4 km

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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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