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Urban Legends

From old to modern, from word of mouth to The Internet, Come as we examine The World of The Urban Legend.

The ''Ratman'' of Southend

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-ratman-of-southend 26th Nov 2022 - Urban Legend or ‘’something else?’’ – The Legend of The Ratman of Southend is ‘’set’’ in The Com …

The ''Devil Baby'' of Bourbon Street

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-devil-baby-of-bourbon-street 26th Nov 2022 - While this missive is well within the realm of Urban Mythos, it was nonetheless a popular ''fright tale'' told in New Orleans, Louisiana for MANY year …

''Resurrection Mary''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/resurrection-mary 25th Nov 2022 - Nearly every American Town has this story entwined in it's Urban Legend . The story of Resurrection Mary goes as such. Some time ago, a young man was …

The Pig Man of Northfield

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-pig-man-of-northfield 21st Nov 2022 - I The vast majority of the ‘’Legend’’ of The ‘’Pig Man of Northfield’’ is rooted in ‘’Mode …

''Whipping Tom'' and ''Skipping Joan''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/whipping-tom-and-skipping-joan 18th Nov 2022 - Another frightening story from the late-Middle Ages (and England)  is the tale of ''Whipping Tom''. Seen in 1672, Tom was an attacker of women. H …

The ''Devil Baby'' of Hull House

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-devil-baby-of-hull-house 18th Nov 2022 - This unusual urban legend tells of a cursed child that is said to still lurk (or haunt) Hull House (in Chicago, Illinois/US). According to the legend, …

''Bloody Mary''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/bloody-mary 15th Nov 2022 - An extremely popular Urban myth in England and America -  is Bloody Mary. Her legend is as varied as her origins. Originally though to be linked …

The Tillinghast ''Flier''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-tillinghast-flier 14th Nov 2022 - All know the names of Wilber and Orville Wright – better known as The Wright Brothers. The self-style Inventors crafted and flew (for a very sho …

''Monster Rats''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/monster-rats 14th Nov 2022 - Rodents are a very common ‘’associate’’ of Humankind. The species have been ‘’around’’ as long a Peopl …

The Legend of ''The Bunny Man''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/myth/the-legend-of-the-bunny-man 14th Nov 2022 - From America comes ''The Bunny Man''. As the legend goes, in 1904 - The Clifton Asylum (Virginia), was slated to be closed down. A transport vehicle w …