59. The Bandage Man of Cannon Beach

The Cannon Beach and Seaside areas of Oregon’s coast are home to an unusual spirit – the Bandage Man. Part ghost, part mummy, part reanimated corpse, this creature is the central character of a local urban legend and serves as something of a local mascot. Join Matt for a discussion of this weirdly delightful story.

This episode was written by Matthew Armstrong with music by Matthew Armstrong and production assistance from Kaylia Metcalfe.

A transcript of this episode can be found HERE.

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Gentling, Debbi. 1974. The Bandage Man: A Cannon Beach Legend. On file at the University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore. Eugene, Oregon. 

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