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Oct 19, 2020 · Though urban myths are naturally imaginative, some of these scary urban legends have been supported by the sincere accounts of multiple people. Take the case of Mothman, for example. In 1966, a slew of rural West Virginians all separately witnessed a 10-foot, tailed creature flying between the trees.
- The Baby Blue. A group of young girls found out about the baby blue story and decided to try it out. When the girls were alone at night they pushed one of her friends in the bathroom.
- Urban Legend of Witch Rose. In the early 90’s there was a beautiful young lady Rose. She was the only daughter to a very wealthy couple. One fine day she saw a handsome young man who stood tall in the blistering sun.
- The Gray Man. Pawleys Island is a small coastal town in South Carolina. The town has become notable for the presence of a spirit known as “The Gray Man.”
- The Satan’s Sphinx. Satan’s Sphinx is an urban legend video. It causes the viewer to experience suicidal tendencies, homicidal thoughts, hysteria, insanity, and self abuse.
- Alabama: Dead Children’s Playground. During late night hours, swings move by themselves as spirits of buried children come to play.
- Alaska: Kushtaka. Shape-shifting creatures that are a cross between an otter and a man, the Kushtaka make noises that mimic children and wives to lure fishermen, though they are sometimes helpful tricksters.
- Arizona: Slaughterhouse Canyon. One day, a father failed to return to his cabin during the 1800s gold rush, and his family starved. The mother went insane, put on her wedding dress, and chopped her children up.
- Arkansas: Dog Boy. A werewolf-like ghost walks on all fours and haunts his childhood home. This myth is based on the sad story of a real man, Gerald Bettis, who was rumored to experiment on stray animals and reportedly abused his elderly parents.
- Dudleytown. There’s an eerie town in Connecticut that locals refer to as a “dark vortex.” Rumor has it that if any visitor steals an artifact from the area, they will have a horrible curse put on them.
- Arizona’s Skinwalkers. Driving through a desolate desert at night is creepy enough. However, throw a shapeshifting, half-human monster into the mix and you’re bound to be scared silly.
- Seven Gates of Hell. Though the state of Pennsylvania may be scenic, it can also be super spooky. The Seven Gates of Hell is a modern tale that centers around a burnt-down asylum in a heavily wooded area of York County.
- The Watcher. A New Jersey urban legend that creeped its way to viral fame in 2015, the Watcher is the tale of a young family moving into their dream home in Westfield.
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- Slender Man. Meet the most infamous urban legend of the Internet era. Created by Something Awful user Eric Knudsen under the fictional name Victor Surge, this long-limbed, faceless man supposedly appears in photographs with young children right before they go missing, never to return again.
- The Expressionless. "In June 1972, a woman appeared in Cedar Sinai [sic] hospital in nothing but a white, blood-covered gown," this urban legend begins.
- Jeff the Killer. The legend of Jeff the Killer first emerged in 2008 when a YouTuber used a creepy image of a featureless, stark white face in a slideshow of spooky images.
- Mr. Bear. Mr. Bear is the bad guy in "1999," one of the scariest and most well-known urban legends in the creepypasta circuit. According to Elliot, the story's fictional protagonist who explains about his experience with Mr. Bear via blog posts, Mr. Bear was the star of a show called Mr. Bear's Cellar on a little-known local station in Canada, every episode of which concluded with children being led into a cellar to play hide-and-seek.