University of North Alabama - Romeo and Juliet statues

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Several witnesses have reported seeing the statues of Romeo and Juliet floating around The University of North Alabama’s campus during a full moon. Every year during Halloween a pumpkin mysteriously makes its way into Romeo’s hands. Some faculty at UNA believe that Romeo goes in search of pumpkins for his love Juliet. Other’s in town report that the pumpkin’s are placed in the hands of Romeo during a pagan Halloween ritual. Student’s have reported incidents of being chased by Romeo down Shelby Way and having pumpkins thrown at them. One student reported hearing crying in the parking deck only to discover Romeos statue standing over the body of a female victim, when police came on scene to investigate no bodies or missing people were found. Another professor at UNA reported seeing Romeo in the women’s bathroom in Steven’s Hall. Some believe that Romeo roams the campus in search of new love other’s believe that Romeo roam’s to find his love Juliet. Juliet has been spotted on top of wesleyan Hall. It is said that her eyes burn red and that she is extremely jealous of all women who come onto campus. One female student reported walking across the bridge to the GUC and had her hair pulled out. When the girl looked up she saw Juliet floating above her laughing with blood red eyes.

(Submitted by Sara Finley)

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1 Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL
United States

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34.8085379, -87.6790191
Lauderdale County, Alabama
Nearest Towns:
Florence, AL (0.6 mi.)
East Florence, AL (1.7 mi.)
Sheffield, AL (3.2 mi.)
Muscle Shoals, AL (4.5 mi.)
Underwood-Petersville, AL (4.8 mi.)
St. Florian, AL (5.5 mi.)
Tuscumbia, AL (5.5 mi.)
Killen, AL (8.9 mi.)
Leighton, AL (11.3 mi.)
Littleville, AL (15.1 mi.)


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