Travel Channel To Feature Western New York’s Most Famous Urban Legend
The legend of the Pigman of Angola has been told, and re-told for many years in Western New York, and now the rest of the world will hear the tale as well.
The Travel Channel is featuring the local legend in an episode of "Hometown Horror," that premieres at 10 p.m. Oct. 11, according to the Buffalo News.
If you're not familiar with the legend, it goes like this: “Pigman was supposedly a real Angola resident who stuck pigs' heads on stakes in his yard to scare people away. One night, when a group of teenagers decided to play a prank on the man and his pig heads, the Pigman is said to have murdered the teens and put their heads on stakes," reports the Buffalo News.
The new Travel Channel series will be six episodes that spotlight creepy small-town stories from all over the United States, including Angola NY.