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What Is a Pukwudgie? If You See One, It’s Best to Stay Away

Pukwudgies were known to Native Americans, who gave them a wide berth.

by John Freund

5 Horrific Urban Legends That Turned Out to Be True

These five horrifying true urban legends will have you checking under your mattress, around the attic crawlspace, and even inside your ears. Read if you dare.

by DeAnna Janes

What Is the Truth Behind the Terrifying “Bitterroot Footage”?

Is this eerie video a viral stunt? Or something far more sinister?

by Orrin Grey

Horror in Cornwall: The Legend of the Cornish Owlman

A monster, like a devil, flew up through the trees and disappeared behind the church.

by Orrin Grey

The Mysterious Moving Coffins of the Chase Family Vault

The deaths of the Chase family were anything but restful.

by Elisabeth Tilstra

30 Scary Monster Legends from Across the United States

You might want to think twice about taking that cross-country road trip.

by Daniel Hayes

The Curse of the Devil’s Tree

Don't test the evil limits of the Devil’s Tree ... lest you meet a violent end.

by Gary Sweeney

Haunted Grounds: Bonaventure Cemetery and the Ghost of Gracie Watson

Don't take a gift from Little Gracie's grave ... or her life-like statue might cry tears of blood.

by Gary Sweeney

29 People Share Their Hometown’s Creepiest Urban Legends

From Mount Umunhum's savage albinos to an enduring blood-stained tombstone, these freaky tales will stick with you well past the witching hour.

by Lorenzo Jensen III

The Ghosts of Richmond’s Hollywood Cemetery

Haunting this historic cemetery are eerie tales of anguished soldiers, an eternal watch dog, and one hideous vampire with jagged teeth and hanging skin.

by Gary Sweeney

Beware the Black Angel of Oakland Cemetery

This bronze monument to tragedy is said to bring death to anyone who touches it.

by Orrin Grey

Who Lies Buried in the Grave of the Female Stranger?

In a quiet Virginia cemetery is a peculiar tomb that has mystified visitors for nearly two hundred years.

by Orrin Grey

The Gloomy Ghosts of the Witch’s Castle

In the woods of the Pacific Northwest is a derelict building rumored to be the home of sinister forces.

by Orrin Grey

What Lurks Beneath Bunnyman Bridge?

A sinister soul haunts an overpass in Virginia, and locals say he'll attack you with an axe if you get too close.

by Orrin Grey

Why Is Friday the 13th Considered So Unlucky?

Superstitious souls avoid air travel, driving, and playing the stock market every Friday the 13th. But where does their fear originate?

by Stephanie Almazan

The Legend of Bloody Mary

They say if you chant her name three times, a bloodied face will appear...

by Stephanie Almazan

5 Urban Legends That Will Terrify You

These creepy urban legends will have you double-locking your doors and sleeping with the lights on.

by Steven Casale

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