Campfire legends are a special type of story that are often based on Native American lore, urban legend tales, or historical events.

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Brown Mountain Lights - As mountains go, low-lying Brown Mountain in Burke County is not...
Chipmunk and Bear - Long ago when animals could talk, a bear was walking along. Now it has...
Crow Brings Daylight - A long time ago when the world was first born, it was always dark in the...
How Bear Lost His Tail - Back in the old days, Bear had a tail which was his proudest possession....
How Dogs Came To The Indians - Two Ojibwa Indians in a canoe had been blown far from shore by a great...
La Llorona Version I - Once there was a widow who wished to marry a rich nobleman. However, the...
La Llorona Version II - Once a poor man was married to a beautiful woman who lived in his...
La Llorona Version III - Once a Spanish soldier married a beautiful native woman and they had...
Levy County Cabin - In Levy county I own a hunting cabin were me and my family frequently...
Maco Light - On a night in 1867, at the small Brunswick County station of Maco...
Milk Bottles - She was just another poor, bedraggled woman, struggling to feed her...
Palatine - The Palatine gleamed in the sunlight as she set out with a full crew, a...
Ringwood Manor - Ringwood Manor you say? A lovely old house. But no place, my child, to...
Specter at the Gold Mine - During the Carolina gold rush of the 1830s and 1840s, a miserly old...
Spuyten Duyvil - Once in old New Amsterdam, there was a brave trumpeter named Anthony...
Story - Once,there was a little girl going to camp.Before she left, her parents...
The Bear Lake Monster - If you travel to Bear Lake in Utah on a quiet day, you just might catch...
The Eavesdropper - There is an old tale which claims that at midnight, on Christmas Eve,...
The First Tears (an Eskimo Legend) - Once long ago, Man went hunting along the water's edge for seals. To...
The Ghost - The train rumbled around him as he adjusted the throttle. The night...
The King of Sharks - One day, the King of Sharks saw a beautiful girl swimming near the...
The Three Sioux Scouts - MANY YEARS AGO, the Sioux Indians whose head village was at Minnewakan...
The Timbuktuian Jelly Bean Bird - This story is best used when you're on a hike/nature walk with the kids....
Tsali - The year was 1838. As the first rays of early morning light crept...
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