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4 edition of Legends & lore of southern Illinois. found in the catalog.

Legends & lore of southern Illinois.

Allen, John W.

Legends & lore of southern Illinois.

by Allen, John W.

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Published by Southern Illinois University in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois
    • Subjects:
    • Illinois -- Social life and customs.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF541 .A43
      The Physical Object
      Pagination404 p.
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5875953M
      LC Control Number63005088
      OCLC/WorldCa16748323

        I have found this, mostly rural, state to be overflowing with well known urban legends and ghosts. Considering the large quantity of unique stories Illinois has to offer, mine will barely amount to a drop in the bucket, so feel free to add your legends from here or for that matter anywhere in the world. Southern myths, legends and folktales: tall tales, monster stories, animal stories. Golem of the Gullah: A Jewish-Gullah Folktale Wednesday, January 30th, Jewish rabbi in Charleston, South Carolina stumbles across a secretive Gullah community – and enlists a .

      Herbert Russell leafs through his new book, “The State of Southern Illinois.” he book explores — and debunks — many myths and legends of the region. This highly interactive book, The Flood of Noah includes secret doors and pop-up messages. The Flood of Noah Legends and Lore of Survival. Written by Bodie Hodge and Laura Welch Bodie Hodge has a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Glass House $ A Biblical and Historical.

        Sightings continued for more than 10 years. In February , four truckers saw something similar near the junction of Illinois 3 and The supposed monster made another appearance in in a. East St. Louis, IL - Magestic Theatre Detail - 2 East St. Louis, IL - Magestic Theatre Detail - 3 East St. Louis, IL - Magestic Theatre Windows.


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In his descriptive, engaging style, Mr. Allen wrote these sketches of the people of southern Illinois-of their beliefs, their endeavors, successes, failures, and tragedies, and of Brand: Southern Illinois University Press.

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Anna is a city of a little more than 4, people located in the middle of Union County, where soybean fields and flatlands to the north give way to the forests and sandstone canyons of southern Illinois. Here, “Illinois is no longer ‘the Prairie state,’” a correspondent for New York’s Evening Post wrote in while covering the third Lincoln-Douglas debate.

Illinois is home to many urban legends and myths dating back centuries. We've compiled a list of some of the most notorious examples. About: The Piasa Bird is a local legend in Alton, IL. Illinois - History, Places, People, and Legends.

From the major metropolitan city of Chicago, where you can find all manner of museums, night-life, arts, entertainment and sophistication; to the small farming communities along old Ro you will enjoy your visit through Illinois.

Visit its many state parks along the way, where the trees are lush and streams flow freely. The monster was, however, loosely based in a mishmash of real Native American mythology: an Illinois cliff painting of the True Tiger, a corruption of the Illinois name Payiihsa, and the well-known legends from other tribes about Thunderbirds and other giant birds.

Illini Indian Folklore Miami-Illinois Indian Legends: Online collection of.Murphysboro, Illinois. The wilds of Southern Illinois have long produced tales of strange creatures, and the Mud Monster (or “Big Muddy”) is no exception.

This hairy, smelly biped was seen several times in the summer of lurking near .Get this from a library! Southern Illinois: an illustrated history: lore, legends, landmarks, oddities, and gangsters.

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