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  • Woman in White

    [[Lore]] A folk tale with many variations. The most famous is the Mexican story about La Llorona – the Sobbing Woman. The story takes place long ago when a beautiful Indian princess, Dona Loveros, fell in love with a handsome Mexican nobleman, Don …

  • Lore

    h3. D [[Devils Gates in Clifton]] h3. H [[Halloween]] [[Hell Hound]] h3. J h3. P [[Poltergeist in Amherst]] h3. S [[Skin Walker]] h3. V [[Vanishing Hitchhiker]] [[Voodoo in New Orleans]] h3. W [[Wendigo]] [[Woman …

  • Devils Gates in Clifton

    [[Lore]] “There is no better way then to prove one’s courage than by walking straight into the gaping maw of hell- the gates for which can be found in the town of Clifton, in Passaic County. This legendary passage leads to a network of underground …

  • Halloween

    [[Lore]] Halloween originated before the time of Christ, among the Celtic Druids of Gaul and the British Isles. October 31st was the end of the pagan year, the divide between summer and winter. It was also the feast of Samhain, “the lord of death,” who …

  • Poltergeist in Amherst

    [[Lore]] In 1878, Esther Teed, a nineteen year old girl, became a victim to one of the most terrifying hauntings ever recorded in Canadian history. The poltergeist first made it’s presence known through frightening and sickening Esther Teed, to the …

  • Vanishing Hitchhiker

    [[Lore]] Part of the premise of SUPERNATURAL, might not actually be straight forwardly based on the Woman in White. But, instead a combination of the Woman in White and the Urban Legend of the Vanishing Hitchhiker. In this legend a man turns to bid his …

  • Voodoo in New Orleans

    [[Lore]] For those who have seen the Skeleton Key, this is probably all old news; but for those who haven’t trust me you don’t want to mess with voodoo. Voodoo is a type of folk magic used in New Orleans and the surrounding areas of New Orleans marked …

  • Wendigo

    [[Lore]] The Wendigo is a very real creature of the northern woods and prairies of Northern Minnesota and North Central regions of Canada. The Wendigo is often encountered by hunters and campers in shadowy forests. But, Kenora, Canada is the place most …

  • Hell Hound

    [[Lore]] The Black Dog lurks in graveyards, roads and moors throughout Britain and Europe. They are littered throughout fairy tales, found in the music of Robert “the man who gave his soul to the devil” Johnson, and even Sir Arthur Doyle’s HOUND OF THE …

  • Skin Walker

    [[Lore]] Skin-walkers are perhaps best documented among the beliefs of the Navajo tribes. The Navajo believe that the Skin-walker, more commonly referred to as Yenaldooshi, is an evil human being who has gained the supernatural power to assume the form …