Around the time of the year 1913 a strange occurance happened in Stalybridge under the railway arch. It seems a vision, said to be the Virgin Mary came to the town.
Crowds arrived from near and far to see it. Shortly after World War I started and the vision disappeared.
Move forward to 20 years later and the apparition re-appeared just before World War II. Again it brought chaos to the town, and the police had to move the crowds again.
On inspection they thought that it