The Devil's Footprint

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Embedded in a stone in the wall around a cemetery near the North Manchester Meeting House, the Devil’s Footprint is a mark of great curiosity. Stories say that when the road was being built, the construction workers came across a rock that couldn’t be moved. One worker is said to have called out in frustration “I’d give my soul to the devil to move this rock!” Next time they came to the site, the rock was gone. The worker who cried out was never seen again. Now the rock is set into the wall of a graveyard, and folks say the reddish footprint shape belongs to the devil himself. Reports say that in the graveyard one can see phantom cloaked figures, ghostly children dressed in garb from long ago, and a voice that tells visitors to get out.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    Scribner Hill Road
    Manchester, Maine
    United States

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    GPS:
    44.35769922925843, -69.86143389344761
    County:
    Kennebec County, Maine
    Nearest Towns:
    Manchester, ME (2.3 mi.)
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    1. About 5 or 6 years ago a few friends and I checked out the location weeks before Halloween. I brought my digital camera and took tons of pictures. As we are exploring the cemetery there were red eyes in the woods so we decided to go on the other side of the church. I wanted to take a picture of the windows of the church but when I brought the camera up to take a picture the screen on my camera was burry/foggy so I Looked up to see if it was my eyes it wasn’t I moved the camera to the left and it wasn’t blurry I moved it back to the right and it was blurry again. On our way to the car I heard a brawl like a person growling right next to my right ear. I asked my friends if they heard it and they looked at me like I was crazy. There is something there for sure. I will never forget the experience and wouldn’t mind going back!!

    2. “Next time they came to the site, the rock was gone.” “Now the rock is set into the wall of a graveyard,” There be inconsistencies in this account……….

      It kinds sorta looks like a foot print I guess…..it took me a bit to find the right one

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