What a blast from my past!As a teen I'd made a few trips out to the Goll Woods with friends.The 'legend' was if you stood at old Mrs Goll's grave and greeted her, a misty form of a lady would appear, sometimes it would sit on the headstone and say hello to you.Then it would float here and there as if looking for something, and start crying softly, then vanish..That would only happen in the dark dead of night, naturally.. I think it may have been Mary Goll, who had lost children in their infancies, for they are buried near her.Part of the embellished legend was that Mrs Goll, summoned from eternal rest, suddenly remembered her dead babies and upon seeing all the Goll headstones, wept in mourning.. Anyone visiting Goll Woods would find it spooky!It was in the oldest surviving part of Great Black Swamp, prone to mist forming suddenly and maybe even swamp gases.There was a thick mist on one of my visits and all 3 of my pals felt a sudden cold chill as we got near Mrs Goll's grave.Another visit was a clear moonless night.Approaching the graveyard a white mist formed suddenly around rows 5-10 and I guess in our imaginations it looked like Goll ghosts rising from the burial ground.We heard a shuffling and growling, like a large dog would make, but didn't see any dog.We ran like scared rabbits! Someone told me later that wasn't a dog, another legend had the noise as the "Crazy Goll Son" who had hung himself in those woods in the distant past and his ghost roamed at night making gutteral sounds, as a dog might. I never heard about a family being banished to the woods, but yet another legend included the birth of a deformed and mentally retarded Goll baby.The father buried the baby alive in the woods.So if you walk through the woods and hear an infant crying, that's why. The original land was purchased by a Peter Goll of French origin, in 1834.Given to German Twp in 1966 by Florence Emilie Goll Louys, wife of the last private owner, Charles Louys. That's all my personal experience and knowledge of Goll's Woods. I really did see mists there and heard the dog growling sounds, but you know how urban legends are!