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Urban Legends and Superstitions"Walter" the ghost aviator of the Palace of Balsera - Avilés, Asturias, España

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Walter was, in life, an aviator. And after his death, he settled in the Balsera palace, current headquarters of the Julián Orbón Conservatory. That is, at least, what the legend says, which drew the attention of programs such as "Fourth millennium"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Principado de Asturias, Spain

date approved: 11/14/2021

last visited: 11/15/2021

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsMenhirs de Pinzu a Virgine - Corse - France

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Le Pinzu à Verghjine, dans le Cap Corse. L'ensemble de menhirs érigé il y a des millénaires a été saccagé au point d'être méconnaissable.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Corse, France

date approved: 10/28/2021

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsGoat Church - Sopron, Hungary

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A legend says that the Goat Church in Sopron was built by a family which owed their fortune to a goat

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Gyor-Moson-Sopron, Hungary

date approved: 9/16/2021

last visited: 9/26/2021

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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 SuperstitionsAuge Gottes - Rheinbreitbach, Germany

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DE: Historischer Bildstock, um den sich eine alte Legende rankt. EN: Historical wayside shrine, around which an old legend is told.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 8/24/2021

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsAngel in Saint Angelo - Roma, Italia

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Archangel appears with a sword announcing th eend of epidemic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 8/6/2021

last visited: 10/16/2021

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDer Düxer Bock - Köln, NRW, Germany

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DE: Um den "Düxer Bock" im Kölner Stadtteil Deutz ranken sich seit dem Mittelalter zwei miteinander verbundene Geschichten. EN: Two related stories have grown up around the "Düxer Bock" in Cologne's Deutz district since the Middle Ages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member FamilieFrohne

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/18/2021

last visited: 7/24/2021

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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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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsSage von der weißen Frau - Melsbach, RP, Germany

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Sage von der weißen Frau an der Ruine der Kreuzkirche bei Melsbach.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 5/15/2021

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsPuckett's Ghost - Oklahoma City, OK

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An enduring urban legend in Oklahoma City is that the salvage yard at Puckett's Wrecker Service is haunted by the ghost of a young woman - in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/30/2021

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLost Barrel of Gold by French Gunboat Captain - Sandbanks Provincial Park - Ontario

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Outlet Beach is regarded as one of the finest sand beaches in Canada. Many visitors to the beach, however, have been intrigued by the legend of a lost barrel of gold buried by a French gunboat captain during the Seven Years War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: 9/9/2021

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Urban Legends and Superstitionsphantom with Sir John - A Coruña, Galicia, España

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Who is the ghost that visits John Moore's grave in A Coruña every January 16?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: 4/24/2021

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLandlubbing Pirate Tiburcio Tapia - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

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A dedicated plaque to a local pirate of the 1830s. Legion has it that he buried treasure under a tree which has yet to be found.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 4/23/2021

last visited: 4/23/2021

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa légende de Saint-Cado - Belz, France

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the bridge and its legend ... le pont et sa legende...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 4/8/2021

last visited: 11/14/2021

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsSanta Mariña - Allariz, Ourense, Galicia, España

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Santa Mariña de Augas Santas is one of the most mysterious places in Galicia. A landscape of fairy tales, legends straddling Christianity and paganism, crypts and ancient ruins ... All this comes together in a few square kilometers of this parish in the municipality of Allariz. And everything stems from a story that happened, or so they say, 2,000 years ago

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/25/2021

last visited: 2/25/2021

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa Chaire à Prêcher - Bouillon - Belgique

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[FR] Piton rocheux dominant largement la vallée de la Semois et surplombant d'une hauteur de 100 m le village de Poupehan.[EN] A rocky peak largely dominating the valley of Semois River and overhanging the village of Poupehan from a height of 100m.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter

location: Luxembourg, Belgium

date approved: 12/18/2020

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe sword Durandal - Rocamadour, Lot, FRA

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Durendal, also spelled Durandal, is the sword of Roland, legendary paladin of Charlemagne in French epic literature. The sword was capable of cutting through giant boulders of stone with a single strike, and was indestructible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Occitanie, France

date approved: 11/16/2020

last visited: 11/13/2021

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa légende de la ville d'Ys - Lanévry, Finistère, FRA

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Ys, also spelled Is or Kêr-Is in Breton, and Ville d'Ys in French, is a mythical city on the coast of Brittany but later swallowed by the ocean. Most versions of the legend place the city in the Baie de Douarnenez.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 11/6/2020

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsCount the Rollright Stones - Little Rollright, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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By tradition, the stones in the King’s Men stone circle cannot be counted: if you count them three times and get the same answer each go, you can have any wish you like!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/22/2020

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsVirxe da Lanzada - Sanxenxo, Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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Virgin of the sailors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 10/22/2020

last visited: 10/22/2020

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLa Légende du menhir du Champ Dolent - Dol-de-Bretagne, France

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[EN] Near Dol is the Champ Dolent menhir. It is said that in these places a terrible battle was fought between two brothers and their armies. [FR] Près de Dol se trouve le menhir du Champ Dolent. On dit qu’en ces lieux, une terrible bataille fut livrée entre deux frères et leurs armées.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/4/2019

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsJimmy Hoffa buried at Giants Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ, USA

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A persistent urban legend is that Jimmy Hoffa was buried in the "coffin corner" of the west end zone of the former Giants Stadium near section 107.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/7/2020

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and Superstitionsla legende de la tour de la cathedrale - Dol de Bretagne, France

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the legend of Saint Samson. la legende de Saint Samson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 9/2/2020

last visited: 2/7/2021

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsA Pedra do equilibrio - Ponteareas, Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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Does it move or not?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 8/29/2020

last visited: 8/29/2020

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsApenluiers Fontein - IJsselstein, the Netherlands

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Fountain of two monkeys, a tribute to a local legend of IJsselstein

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: 12/29/2020

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