Tag Archives: slavery


Carrollton Courthouse

Title: Carrollton Courthouse Category: Legend, Ghost-Story Informant: Evan A. Lewis Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 80s Occupation: Retired— Radio Broadcaster, Laundry Mat Owner, Koren War Vet, etc. Residence: 5031 Mead Drive/ Doylestown PA, 18902 (Suburban Home) Date of Collection: 4/08/18 Description: Henry Wells was a former slave released from bonds immediately following the outcome of… Continue Reading »

Building of the Pyramids Through Canals

BACKGROUND: Not much is known about how the Great Pyramids of Giza were built. Often viewed as something that simply shouldn’t have been possible, many struggle to figure out how exactly materials were transported. One legend tells a story of the Egyptians architects instructing the laborers to build canals that would transport materials to the site… Continue Reading »

The Legend of Xica da Silva

Xica da Silva was an African slave woman in Brazil long before the nation abolished it in 1888.  She was able to gain her freedom through marriage into the Portuguese court.  A particular royal Portuguese official (Tax Collector according to my informant) “fell desperately for her” and she gave him sexual favors, winning her emancipation. … Continue Reading »