The Museum of Hoaxes
hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive
 
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Little-Known Attractions of Lynchburg Virginia
image I've actually been to Lynchburg, Virginia, but somehow I missed the little-known attractions that it offers, such as the Fletcher Farm Rhino, the ABC Cemetery in which all the graves are in alphabetical order, Mags the headless cat (pictured), and the world's only car that runs on Kool-Aid.


Categories: Folklore/Tall Tales, Places
Posted by The Curator on Mon May 03, 2004
Comments (5)
Ah, the church of Trek. Nice Futurama joke.
Posted by Umaro  on  Tue May 04, 2004  at  05:36 PM
thats a good one, the part about not contacting local tourist information is good too.
Posted by Wes Rains  on  Wed May 05, 2004  at  12:55 AM
Hmm....some things in the page seems like a bogus...A B-29 landed in a small aircraft....The rare containers (supposed Mark IV Atomic Bombs)...., the headless cat...Well, maybe i'm a skeptical.
Posted by Vis Pacem  in  Santa Marta, Colombia  on  Fri May 07, 2004  at  10:57 AM
That site was great, and so is yours. I've been a frequent visitor for a long time, and truly enjoy it! Thanks!
Posted by SS  on  Sat May 08, 2004  at  12:03 PM
The amazing "silo" shown in the picture does exist. It's a water tower near the center of Ypsilanti, MI. First-time visitors often don't believe their eyes.
Posted by John Ducmanis  in  Ann Arbor, MI  on  Thu Mar 30, 2006  at  10:30 AM
Commenting is no longer available for this post.
All text Copyright © 2014 by Alex Boese, except where otherwise indicated. All rights reserved.