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Author: Heatwole, John
Year: 1997
Title: Some Madstones of the Virginias
Series Title: The Virginia and West Virginia Mountain and Valley Folklife Series
Publisher: The Mountain and Valley Series
City: Bridgewater, Va.
Number of
Pages:
16p.: illus.
Keywords: 1. Folk-lore. 2. Superstition. 3. Charms.
Abstract: Madstones were used as magical cures for healing poisonous bites, e.g. mad dogs. The madstones were small hard objects which came from various origins. The author explains the origin of some madstones.
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