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Top 10 Tales of Witchcraft in Illinois Posted by Michael Kleen on May 7, 2012 · 1 Comment While many historians have been quick to dismiss tales of witchcraft as “superstitions of the past,” these stories have been told in the Prairie State throughout its history, from the very first French settlers until the present day. This month, we at the Legends and Lore of Illinois have scoured newspaper archives and dusty volumes to bring you some of the most exciting and obscure accounts of witchcraft in Illinois.
Cut a disc of wood from a branch of a fruit-bearing tree and engrave a symbol of protection onto it, eg. a protective Rune. As you do this, envisage what or who it is that you wish to protect. When the engraving is finished sand and polish the disc or wood as desired and when finished, enclose it in darkness - a box, a light-proof bag or wrap it in black cloth. Charging and naming the talisman Working on a Full Moon, collect together everything you will need and cast a circle or create sacred space. Whilst working, you should use full concentration and visualize the appropriate energies flowing into the talisman.
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Franklin Castle is an eerie structure of dark and foreboding stone that has long been considered a spooky place by architects and the general public alike. There are over thirty rooms in the castle's four stories and the roof is designed in steep gables that give the place its gothic air. Secret passages honeycomb the house and sliding panels hide the doorways to these hidden corridors. It is said that a thirteen-year-old girl was once murdered in one of these hallways by her uncle because he believed her to be insane.
What is it about the bizarre and mysterious that piques our curiosity? It entertains our sense of wonder and excites our imagination, for sure. Luckily for us, history is marked with strange, logic-defying occurrences to amuse us.
merefalowa Dec 03 2012 at 3:06 PM Canuck Reader Nov 22 2012 at 11:55 PM The mysterious commissioner of the Guidestones, 'Christian', told the contractors that his group hoped that other 'conservation-minded groups' would emerge and foster 12 additional stones, to be arranged as a circle around the existing stones and to be called 'Moonstones', which would carry the same message in yet more languages (eg French, German). The Guidestones were cut by the craftsmen at Pyramid Quarries and Elberton Granite Finishing Company Inc. and Martins were the intermediary for the project. Canuck Reader Nov 22 2012 at 11:41 PM Delicia Ambrosino Nov 08 2012 at 8:49 PM
Having recently bought a 103-year-old house with some scary stories of its own, I approached this subject with some trepidation. After doing the research, I probably won't sleep for days. The Ghost of Nyack
Coordinates : Location of Dyatlov Pass, Russia The Dyatlov Pass incident resulted in the deaths of nine ski hikers in the northern Ural mountains on the night of February 2, 1959.
There are some things about movies that exist only in the world of movies. I am talking about the fact that in a movie your hair will always remain perfectly styled even after falling into water and your clothes will dry within seconds. Here we take a look at 19 things that only happen in the movies. 1. If a woman is alone and hears a noise, she will go and check it out in her most revealing underwear.
As we speak, broadcast signals are moving invisibly through the air all around you, from millions of sources.