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Andrew Carpenter's grave / Deborah Hayman, 1977 April 13

Identifier: FA 3 Series 2 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 1 Item

Scope and Contents note

Report by Brigham Young University folklore student Deborah Hayman, who collected information from Chris Kjelgaard. The wooden cross used to mark Carpenter's grave is burned and replaced with a stone marker. Several weeks later the stone is toppled and replaced with a wooden cross. A police officer burns the cross again and resets the stone. After another couple weeks the stone is smashed and the wooden cross replaced.


  • 1977 April 13

Conditions Governing Access note

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use note

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Collection of supernatural non-religious legends must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


2 p.



General note

Informant was female.

General note

Creator's sex is unknown.

General note

Collector was female.

General note

Collector-informant relationship unknown.

General note

Item collected in East Maine, Johnson City, New York.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States