LOCAL PARANORMAL LEGENDS
[Around New Mexico]

NM Haunted Hotels

Posted by sheilah junge on Sunday, July 10, 2011

Here are a few well know NM Haunted Hotels; information, stories and pictures credited to: Central New Mexico Ghost Investigations. www.cnmgi.com. check them out!

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Haunted Hotels: The St. James

In the spring of 2010 the St. James Hotel in Cimarron, NM graciously closed its doors to guests so that my group—Central New Mexico Ghost Investigationsâ€...
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Paranormal Experiences Throughout NM

Posted by Sumi on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 In : Ghost Stories 
I found a blog site today with a lot of personal accounts and stories of ghosts and paranormal experiences all from new mexico, throughout the state; not all of them specify city or place, but there are some interesting reads in there! its too much for me to read through and copy so I will just post a link here:
Real Ghost Stories from New Mexico

Enjoy!

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La Llorona

Posted by Sumi on Saturday, June 25, 2011 In : Local Legends 
By: Stephanie Casias

La Llorona is a classic Southwestern folktale. She is called La Llorona, which translates in English to "the weeping woman," because of her cries at night. The general legend is that there was a beautiful young Native American girl. A handsome man came riding into town and ended up marrying her. She had a child or maybe two or three, no one is really quite sure. When her husband left her she threw her children into the river out of madness. When she realized what ...


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Local Bigfoot Stories/Reports

Posted by Sumi on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 In : cyptozoology 
   Local stories and reports of Bigfoot go back a long time in the Lincoln and Otero County area, and in fact all over New Mexico. Native American folklore is dotted with tales of a big hairy man creature which was occasionally spotted and terrorized the locals. The Mescalero Apache call the creature 'kensah' in there language; I also remember reading somewhere once of a different word used to name the creature, which meant "the snow bringer" in their language,  as sightings of the creature i...
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Bighoot/Big Owl Cryptid

Posted by Sumi on Wednesday, November 24, 2010 In : cyptozoology 

In the pine mountains and desert mesas of south-central New Mexico, people of the Mescalero Apache Indian Reservation still tell legends of an enormous evil bird: Big Owl. The Jicarilla Apaches, who live along New Mexico's northern edge, also tell tales of Big Owl, seen around the slick rock canyons and bluffs of their reservation; although in their stories Big Owl will often paralyze humans just by staring at them, and afterwards swallows them whole.
Some noted cryptozoologists are convinced...


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Fort Stanton Paranormal Reports

Posted by Sumi on Thursday, November 11, 2010 In : Ghost Stories 
HISTORICAL FORT STANTON PARANORMAL REPORTS
Documented by Lincoln County Paranormal
   

These are interviews from numerous people over the years and their experiences at Fort Stanton.
Some names have been with-held at the request for privacy.

-1920’s- Reports of shadow figures and unexplained crying in the administration building. One person anonymously reported, “Indian drums and flute music is what I heard and no one could have been there because it was a guaranteed clean up.”


-193...

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The Bonito City Murders

Posted by Sumi on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 In : Ghost Stories 
The Mayburry Murders
(The Legend)

Bonita City, a rather grand name for the cluster of log buildings that housed a saloon, post office, schoolhouse, church, general store, a hotel, and a number of residences. Located twelve miles northwest of Ruidoso, Bonita settlers flourished in the 7000 foot meadows at the edge of the forests. All was well in the world, or so it seemed untill two events took place that would cause this serene and pleasant community to literally disappear. The centerpiece of ...

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