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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDe vliegende Hollander - Terneuzen, NL

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The ghost ship De Vliegende Hollander was the last port to call at Terneuzen. The captain – according to the story a native of Terneuze – damned the ship by sailing out on Easter Sunday. The ship then wandered the seas, bringing misfortune to every other passing ship. It is still closely associated with Terneuzen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: Zeeland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/20/2022

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLegend of Barbara - Zwartberg, Belgium

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The 9 meter high tower of Barbara can be found in the Sint-Albertuschurch in Zwartberg. It depicts the story of a girl fighting with her father over devotion to Christian religion. The story is a legend to inspire people in the Christian faith.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 5/16/2022

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLegend of Tijl Uilenspiegel - Damme, Belgium

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De legendes van Tijl Uilenspiegel over een deugniet die met zijn vriend Lamme Goedzak overal kattekwaad en streken uithaalde.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PetjeOp

location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 5/12/2022

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe UCF Seal - University, FL

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Step on the seal, and you will not graduate...at least, that's what they told us during orientation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member catcarlson

location: Florida

date approved: 5/1/2022

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsDie Sage von der fehlenden Krone am südlichen Domturme - Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

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Die Sage von der fehlenden Krone am südlichen Domturme in Magdeburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 4/25/2022

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsBleder See - Bled, Slovenia

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Legend about the origin of Lake Bled

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Slovenia

date approved: 3/25/2022

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and Superstitions10 pipers - Bali, Indonesia

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The ritual consists of wetting your face 3 times, drinking water 3 times (or rinsing your mouth, failing that...) and immersing your head under the stream. This ritual must be performed in 10 of the water

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Indonesia

date approved: 2/17/2022

last visited: 2/17/2022

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Legend of Mt Nittany - Lemont, PA

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Penn State is called, "Happy Valley," because the mountains keep some of the harsh weather from entering the valley. The legend of Nita-Nee tells of the formation of the mountain named for her.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/2/2022

last visited: 2/7/2022

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsPope woman? - Vatican City

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The first but we don't know if was the last woman that was pope

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Vatican City State

date approved: 2/2/2022

last visited: 2/8/2022

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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

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsLegenda Barca de Piedra - Sanabria, Zamora, Castilla y León, España

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How was made the lake of Sanabria?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Castilla y León, Spain

date approved: 1/21/2022

last visited: 1/21/2022

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsFingernail Freddy and Hot Shot Charlie - Cumberland, Rhode Island

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Two reclusive men lurk in the woods near Camp Ker-Anna in Cumberland, Rhode Island...and torment kids of the summer camp if they misbehave.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/13/2022

last visited: never

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsPena dos Namorados - Carbaliño, Ourense, España

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Legend of love

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 1/9/2022

last visited: 1/9/2022

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsKlaus Störtebeker Hamburg - Germany

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Klaus Störtebeker was a leader of a group of privateers. According to the legend he was able to walk past seven of his fellow pirates after being beheaded in order to free them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 12/3/2021

last visited: 1/15/2022

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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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