Locals say a cloudlike presence occurs here, and it smells of kerosene. Sometimes within the cloud is the form of a man or several tiny flickering lights. Reports tell of a man who died nearby in 1881 as a result of his kerosene-soaked clothes catching fire.
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- University Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa
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- 41.6004211, -93.70162010000001
- Polk County, Iowa
- Nearest Towns:
- Windsor Heights, IA (0.4 mi.)
Clive, IA (1.2 mi.)
Urbandale, IA (1.9 mi.)
West Des Moines, IA (3.0 mi.)
Des Moines, IA (4.8 mi.)
Johnston, IA (5.0 mi.)
Saylorville, IA (6.6 mi.)
Grimes, IA (7.6 mi.)
Cumming, IA (8.7 mi.)
Norwalk, IA (8.7 mi.)
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