What’s left of the city of Singapore, Michigan is buried beneath the sand. In the early nineteenth century, three cities stood at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River in southwest Michigan:Saugatuck, Douglas and Singapore. Today, there are only two. Singapore is a ghost town where even the buildings are ghosts. Famous in its day for its lumber mills and shipbuilding, it gave up its life so Chicago might live.
"[Hemp] diminishes bad humors and makes the good humors strong. But nevertheless, whoever is weak in the head and has a vacant mind, it easily makes that person suffer pain somewhat in his head. However, who is sound in the mind it shall not harm."
As strange as it may seem, Indiana has a long history of sightings of abnormal and giant snakes. In the days when most of what would later be Indiana was nothing but dense forest, Native American's avoided certain parts because they claimed that monster-sized serpents, big enough to swallow a man whole, lurked in the rivers, trees and undergrowth.