The Banshee “Pearlin’ Jean”

There is a line of Stuarts, from Allenbank, Scotland, that suffered with a banshee called “Pearlin’ Jean.” This tale used to be one of the most popular in England. In life, Jean was a French mistress for a Stuart Lord.

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The Miracle of the Seven Sleepers

One of the most common stories in folklore is that of the sleeper. Our hero usually sleeps an unnaturally long time and arises much later, if he’s even arisen. Many heroes continue to sleep, according to legend, until some significant day when they will rise to fight.

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The Horrors of the Major Weir, the Bowhead Saint

Major Thomas Weir is a notable figure in English lore. His house sat empty for decades, long after he and his sister were executed. Neighbors reported a host of ghostly activity within the dark house.

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Tombstone, Arizona

Outside of Tucson is a little town with a big name, “Tombstone.” Many people have heard of Tombstone, but most also have assumptions about the town. The true history of the town isn’t often discussed on “haunted” programming, but it is fascinating nonetheless.

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Jersey Devil

The Jersey Devil is a strange creature that walks on two legs. It is drawn with cloven feet, the body of a deer, a camel head, and bat wings. It’s origins are unknown, but it is said to have lived deep in the pine woods of New Jersey.

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Dragon’s Triangle (aka Devil’s Triangle or Devil’s Sea)

This odd triangle is off the coast of Japan. It has seen hundreds of disappearances through the years and reports are still coming in of fishing ships and boats that disappear inside it. Records for this triangle are more difficult to find due to the lateness of discovery.

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Midget Mansion

San Antonio has a number of unusual stories and legends and one of the most notorious is the “Midget Mansion.” It’s reported to be the scene of a brutal murder/suicide where an entire family was murdered. Residents of San Antonio are familiar with the legendary “Midget Mansion.

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