Dossier: Sweet Hollow Road and Mount Misery

The Legends and Myths of Mount Misery and Sweet Hollow Road, Part III. Mary takes another swing with her bloody hatchet on the big screen

Sweet Hollow Road's Mary Hatchet

It’s approaching Halloween and we have another film based on the legend of Mary Hatchet of Sweet Hollow Road and Mount Misery. Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet is a hatchet job on the legends, which we look at in detail in this look at one of Long Island’s most popular Urban Legends in the Gothic Cabinet of Curiosities and Mysteries.

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The Legends and Myths of Mount Misery and Sweet Hollow Road Pt. II: Of Native Americans, Mothmen, M.I.B.s and UFOs

Sweet Hollow, West Hills County Park, Melville, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York

Mount Misery and Sweet Hollow’s Road big-time debut came in the book the Mothman Prophecies by John Keel, but the legends stretch back further. Lost and confused in the history of the native Americans of Huntington and Plainview, we try to untangle the mysteries of the mothman, M.I.B. and UFOs in this haunted area. From the Gothic Curiosity Cabinet

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The Legends and Myths of Sweet Hollow and Mount Misery: Part I, The Asylums of Mount Misery

Mount Misery, West Hills County Park, Melville, Town of Huntington, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York

Legends abound on Mount Misery, perhaps none so popular as those of the asylums which supposedly stood there in the past. Take a look at the facts and decide for yourself, the truth behind one of Long Island’s most famous urban legends, from the Gothic Curiosity Cabinet.

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