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13252
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Ten miles from Siler City in western Chatham County, a strange story draws visitors to a cleared path in a perfect circle of trees on the property of L.R. Down. The story is that the Devil goes there to walk in circles as he thinks up new means of causing trouble for humanity. But there are additional legends relating to the area, including Indian tales of the lost colony of Roanoke.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 21 Issue 6, July 1953, p4-5, 13, il, f
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35286
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An area of rock outcropping in Warren County was said to be frequented by the devil; it had a footprint in the center, raised track marks, and is mysteriously cleared of smaller rocks each day.
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35605
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After having a close call with some venomous snakes, an old man turned to religion to repay his prayers on during the incident.
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35634
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A collection of tales from a musically inclined family. Each story centered on an instrument, like a banjo or guitar, and had elements of supernatural entities in it.
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35408
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A man known as Big Foot Billy was confronted by the devil, who wanted to bring him down to hell for his drinking practices.
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36413
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The author retells a tale about the devil visited Molly Hunt before death and how she had killed her daughter’s boyfriend. Her daughter, Daisy Hunt, saw the killing and it upset her so badly, she gave birth to Jack Hunt, who was covered in scales.
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