The Devil’s Footprints


The Devil’s Footprints is the name given to a strange phenomenon that occured on the night of the 8th-9th February 1855 in Devon, England. After snow had fallen overnight the people of South Devon awoke to find a series of hoof-like footprints in the snow. These footprints extended for over 100 miles and appeared to have been made by a cloven hoof. Many of the local villagers believed they had been made by the Devil.

A more detailed account can be found here

and you can read eyewitness reports and newspaper accounts here

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