American Myths and Legends, Volume 1

Charles M. Skinner (1852 - 1907)

American Myths and Legends is another collection of folklore from author Charles M. Skinner, whose exhaustive and expansive work in the field popularized many of these stories in the public imagination. It is intended as a follow-up work to his multivolume magnum opus, Myths and Legends of Our Own Land. This is the first of two volumes. - Summary by ChuckW

Genre(s): Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Chuck Williamson
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Play 01 The Smoking Pine Alan Mapstone
00:03:56
Play 02 Various Grindstone Hill LaurieB
00:08:04
Play 03 A Prophet of War Alan Mapstone
00:03:54
Play 04 A Shot in the Moonlight Vinny Lerin
00:04:47
Play 05 The Rescue of Molly Finney Vinny Lerin
00:04:36
Play 06 Dead Man’s Ledge Vinny Lerin
00:06:08
Play 07 Maine’s Woodland Terrors Vinny Lerin
00:07:27
Play 08 The Great Stone Face Vinny Lerin
00:04:43
Play 09 The Stream-Spirit's Wife Vinny Lerin
00:03:19
Play 10 Stone Woman of Squam Vinny Lerin
00:04:27
Play 11 The Confession of Hanserd Knollys Julie Burks
00:04:28
Play 12 Peabody’s Leap Julie Burks
00:03:28
Play 13 A Traveled Narrative docdlmartin
00:06:17
Play 14 The Escaped Nun Virginia Neville
00:06:15
Play 15 The Long Sleep Virginia Neville
00:08:16
Play 16 Tom Dunn's Dance on Rag Rock Virginia Neville
00:05:03
Play 17 Woburn Ghost Robin Lee
00:06:11
Play 18 How the Black Horse was Beaten Allegra LittleCole
00:03:25
Play 19 The Breaking of Plymouth Rock Alan Mapstone
00:03:19
Play 20 The Swan of Light Rita Boutros
00:04:39
Play 21 The Love of a Praying Indian Rita Boutros
00:06:29
Play 22 The Gander’s Message Rita Boutros
00:05:41
Play 23 Case of the Brothers Brown Rita Boutros
00:08:23
Play 24 A Recovered Pocket-Book Rita Boutros
00:05:38
Play 25 The Walking Corpse of Malden jack2
00:05:05
Play 26 A Rollicking Ghost Brianna Chiles
00:04:35
Play 27 Crystal Spring roselbex
00:05:22
Play 28 The Cheapening of "Lucy Campbell" Henry K. Noble
00:08:16
Play 29 Parson Hooker’s Gold Plate Robin Lee
00:03:20
Play 30 The Evil Doing of Hobomoc roselbex
00:05:02
Play 31 The Terrible Moonak Rita Boutros
00:05:01
Play 32 Pomperaug’s Love and Burial roselbex
00:05:54
Play 33 Bloody-Heart Rhododendrons Vinny Lerin
00:03:16
Play 34 Charlotte Temple Debbie Talley
00:04:05
Play 35 Jan Sol and the Monster Vinny Lerin
00:07:22
Play 36 A Gift from St. Nicholas Greg Giordano
00:13:12
Play 37 Staten Island Dueling Ground Patrick Randall
00:04:17
Play 38 A Transferred Love Debbie Talley
00:06:09
Play 39 Ghosts of Dosoris Debbie Talley
00:02:39
Play 40 The Rock of Battle Debbie Talley
00:03:06
Play 41 The Non-Arrival of Fitz-William Debbie Talley
00:02:48
Play 42 Tragedy of the Secret Room Greg Giordano
00:05:19
Play 43 Who Was John Wallace? Winnifred Assmann
00:03:33
Play 44 The Hudson Spirits Greg Giordano
00:05:01
Play 45 Utsayantha Kerry Adams
00:03:06
Play 46 Uncle Sam Kerry Adams
00:03:30
Play 47 The Golden Tooth Vinny Lerin
00:11:16
Play 48 The White Lady of Dobb’s Ferry Robin Lee
00:02:55
Play 49 The Underground Station Sharon E.
00:05:54
Play 50 The Indian Princess Apple Kerry Adams
00:03:37
Play 51 The Blue Skaneateles Kerry Adams
00:03:01
Play 52 The Onondaga Fairies Kerry Adams
00:04:25
Play 53 Greycourt’s Little History nighthawks
00:06:56
Play 54 The Good Bird Spirit J. Thurgood
00:07:27
Play 55 The Lovers United jenno
00:05:03
Play 56 Poke-o’-Moonshine Jeff Pierpont
00:05:25
Play 57 The Niagara Thunder God KevinS
00:05:45
Play 58 The Death on the Palisades Greg Giordano
00:04:19
Play 59 Panther Chief of the Senecas Allegra LittleCole
00:03:44
Play 60 The Spooks of Schooley’s Mountain Greg Giordano
00:15:29
Play 61 The House of Misfortune Robin Lee
00:05:35
Play 62 The Lonetown Mystery Ted Perkins
00:02:58
Play 63 The Leeds Devil Robin Lee
00:04:24
Play 64 Rose O’Mally and Calixto Rita Boutros
00:06:32
Play 65 The Goblin Jesuit Rita Boutros
00:05:06
Play 66 A Kindness Repaid Rita Boutros
00:04:51
Play 67 The White Wolf of Venango Vincent Yau
00:03:43
Play 68 Wheeling Stogies Vincent Yau
00:05:45
Play 69 The Man with the Skates Vincent Yau
00:07:33
Play 70 The Death of Tammany Greg Giordano
00:04:31
Play 71 Hexenshdedl James K. White
00:04:43
Play 72 A Philadelphia Excitement Greg Giordano
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Play 73 The Belled Buzzard Ben Tucker
00:01:52
Play 74 Stick Pile Hill Ben Tucker
00:03:43
Play 75 The Picture Tree of Tenallytown Ben Tucker
00:04:44
Play 76 The Devil’s Race-Course KevinS
00:07:02
Play 77 Spectres in Annapolis Winnifred Assmann
00:05:50
Play 78 Goggle-Eyed Jim Debbie Talley
00:04:09
Play 79 The Dismal Swamp Ship Lee Vogler
00:02:30
Play 80 Jimson Weed Lee Vogler
00:02:42
Play 81 White House Debbie Talley
00:05:11
Play 82 The Virginia Witch Alan Mapstone
00:03:25
Play 83 The Virginia Cocktail Debbie Talley
00:02:12
Play 84 The Champions of Elk River gwtn
00:05:30
Play 85 Cape Fear River Outlaws Greg Giordano
00:07:33
Play 86 Cain’s Mark J. Thurgood
00:03:38
Play 87 How Bill Stout Settled a Mortgage Chuck Williamson
00:08:01
Play 88 Some Georgian Lycanthropy jack2
00:06:50
Play 89 The White Bride of St. Simon’s Debbie Talley
00:03:33
Play 90 The Drinking of Sweet Water Greg Giordano
00:07:15
Play 91 Nancy Hart Debbie Talley
00:02:32
Play 92 The Cells of Fort Marion Brianna Chiles
00:08:08
Play 93 The Caloosahatchee She-Man Chuck Williamson
00:07:29
Play 94 The Blood-Rose Chuck Williamson
00:03:02
Play 95 St. Mary’s Paradise Chuck Williamson
00:02:50