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Some local legends and misconceptions


In the past I have dedicated an entire column to the history of the “hitching lot” in downtown Minden. That lot was for many years the subject of a local legend that claimed it had to be used for hitching animals or else reverted to the property owners. The legend was entirely false and eventually the lot was used for different purposes. In today’s column I will cover several other local legends or traditional stories containing varying degrees of truth. In some cases, I have been responsible for circulating incorrect information. One of these situations reinforced in me


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