When using a lantern on public land or private property, there are certain rules and regulations that must be followed. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has specific rules for the use of developed and undeveloped public lands. Anyone who uses the land in the Department's land and wildlife management area does so at their own risk, and the Department will not be responsible for any loss, damage, or injury to people or property caused by it. In addition, anyone who enters wildlife management land, Heritage Trust land, or land owned by an apartment after losing the privilege of entering is guilty of a misdemeanor.
If found guilty, they must receive a fine of no less than two hundred dollars or a prison sentence of no more than thirty days, or both. Furthermore, they will lose the privilege of entering these lands for two more years and the privilege of hunting and fishing for one year. The history of celebrations related to boundaries dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. It was believed that both flashlights and blades, which were found in different sources, either as a mysterious light or some kind of mischievous gnome, had their origin in popular belief. One such celebration is Terminalia, a Roman festival in which boundaries were decorated with garlands and wine was drunk with honey with the neighbors. In Germany, Will O'the-Wisps were known as “cursed land surveyors”.
This is quite surprising considering that these are usually associated with limits. It is important to remember that when using a lantern on public land or private property, it is essential to follow all applicable rules and regulations. Failure to do so can result in fines or even imprisonment.