America may be unified as one country, but each state is more like it’s own mini nation, with its own sense of style, favorite foods and, of course, its own set of urban legends.
There are also reports of people being tailgated by a driverless black hearse, and Satanic rituals were supposedly held near Devil’s Point in the 70s and 80s, so people claim to hear disembodied voices chanting in the area.
John Farrier lives in Texas, home of the Galveston ghost face, a spectral visage that appears on the side of the UT Medical School building in Galveston that just won’t go away.
Jill Harness and I live in California, where the mysterious “Alien Blood” incident rocked Riverside General Hospital back in 1984:
Over two dozen emergency room staff were KOed after a woman named Gloria Ramirez had her blood drawn in the ER. The very second her blood began being sampled, a foul odor filled the entire area and Ramirez’s skin began taking on an oily sheen.
Suddenly, multiple medical support staff began to pass out and / or lose control of their limbs. The entire Emergency room was evacuated, safe for a skeleton crew of doctors still trying to save Ramirez’s life. They failed, and she died forty minutes after being admitted.
And Neatorama founder Alex Santoso recently moved to Oregon, where he may pay a visit to Crater Lake, the subject of strange stories and the site of several unexplained disappearances.
On second thought, maybe you’d better avoid Crater Lake altogether Alex!