10 Creepy Places in America
There are just too many creepy places in America for this list to be the top 10, but these 10 destinations are all near the top of the list in terms of all-in-all creep factor. With Halloween fast approaching this list is appropriate and if you live near any of the places you may want to take a visit and see what you have been missing. From an axe murder's home to a witch's cave and a ghostly cemetery you are sure to find something to send chills up your spine. Doing research I came across…
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American Tall Tales | Worksheet | Education.com
Review the classic American tall tales with this character map! Use your knowledge of setting in a story to show where each of these tall tales originated.
Nordic, particularly Icelandic, folklore tells of mermen known as Marbendlar, and tales of mermaids and mermen were often found in the folklore and legends of the British Isles. Mermaids were noted in British folklore as ominous: foretelling disaster as well as provoking it. Some were described as monstrous in size, up to 160 feet. Mermaids could also swim up rivers to freshwater lakes.
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A. B. Frost, 1851-1928 [Terrapin speaking to Brer Rabbit] for Uncle Remus, His Songs and Sayings: Folklore of the Old Plantation by Joel Chandler Harris (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1895) Pen and ink on paper Though Frost is probably best remembered today for his watercolors of hunting scenes, his illustrations for Harris’s Uncle Remus series made him one of America’s most popular illustrators at the turn of the century. Uncle Remus, His Songs and Sayings, the first book in the series…
Black Shuck is the name given to a ghostly black dog which is said to roam the coastline and countryside of East Anglia. Accounts of the animal form part of the folklore of Norfolk, Suffolk, the Cambridgeshire fens and Essex. The name Shuck may derive from the Old English word scucca meaning "demon". Black Shuck is one of many ghostly black dogs recorded across the British Isles. Sometimes recorded as an omen of death, sometimes a more companionable animal, it is classified as a cryptid