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The Lantern Man and the Wherryman

Thurlton, Norfolk, England (map) Dated: 1809
The lantern men were believed to be shadowy spirits, who used their light to lure travellers from the pathways into the marshes, to drown. This is the story of Joseph Bexfield and his encounter with the lantern men.

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Name: Chloe Maxwell Roberts 29th June 2016
I loved this story even though it kinda creeped me out.
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Name: Naiya 15th May 2016
A nice story before I go camping in the woods :l
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