Every city, town, and neighborhood has its own collection of local lore. Today we want to hear yours.

Maybe it’s a story that purports to be about your town’s founding, or a curious historical connection. Or maybe it’s a story people like to trade about those spooky woods or strangely deep lake, just on the edge of town. Whatever it is, tell it to the rest of us now.

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Image: Narcisse-Virgile Diaz de la Peña / Brooklyn Museum.