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Your curiosity may be piqued by one, the other, or both. Just remember that anywhere a ghost hangs his ectoplasmic hat is his home — or in this case, his haunted house. Eerie Cemeteries Illinois offers plenty of supposedly haunted places where visitors are welcomed. As you might expect, many of these are in Chicago.
There are cemeteries in the city that are famous, beautiful — and rumored to be inhabited by ghosts.
Watch out for little Inez Clarke, whose grave is marked by a life-size Plexiglas-enclosed sculpture. One is that after she was struck by a fatal bolt of lightning at the age of 6, her spirit not only roams but actually removes the enclosed sculpture during thunderstorms.
There have been many sightings of ghosts reported at the Mount Carmel Cemetery in the western suburb of Hillside. Of particular interest is the story of Julia Buccola Petta. Six years later, the grave was opened, and there was Julia in her coffin looking fresh as a daisy.
Ever since, visitors have reported ghostly visions. Some have reported the strong scent of roses at her grave, even in freezing weather.
Bachelors Grove Cemetery in the southwestern suburb of Midlothian is one of the most haunted places not only in Illinois, but in the world. There have been reports of a shimmering farmhouse appearing and disappearing, as well as phantom dogs, phantom horses, phantom cars and phantom people.
Unfortunately, Bachelors Grove has suffered a history of vandalism, and many gravestones have been removed.
Haunted Theaters and Hotels Theaters and hotels seem to have a strange affinity for ghosts. The Avon Theater in Decatur in central Illinois is still open for business.
As you take your popcorn and settle into your seat, be aware that staff have reported hearing disembodied voices, applause and laughter. Ghosts in old-time attire have been seen walking through walls, and visitors have remarked upon the unmistakable odor of cigar smoke.
The ghosts have, so far, remained unidentified, but do keep in mind how much President Grant enjoyed his aromatic stogies.
Another noteworthy haunted hotel is the Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago. You may want to make your reservation for Roomreputedly the most haunted of all. Seven ghosts are reported to haunt the Lincoln Theatre in Belleville.
This small town is close to the Missouri border near St. Among the spirits are a prank-playing jokester, a child who runs up and down stairs, a woman who appears in the balcony and another who likes to play tricks in the projection booth.
The Lincoln is still open and welcomes moviegoers. Commercial Haunted House Attractions The haunted house industry is huge. These are nothing like the rickety ride-through spook-houses you might remember from childhood carnivals.
The new model is intended to scare the living daylights out of you with lifelike death-like? Because of the extreme popularity of these scare palaces, order your tickets ahead of your Halloween visit. Enter at your own risk all through October; other special events are held occasionally at certain times of the year.
Not recommended for children. Open throughout October, the Haunted Prison does not admit children under the age of That big space is stuffed full of live actors, animatronic horrors, grisly sets and special effects.If you're looking for some Common Core lessons for Halloween, the Haunted House Activity Packet might be just the thing.
It includes alphabet activities, adjective practice, vocabulary building, plus writing prompts, which are great for Daily 5. If so, this novel, "Horror at the Haunted House", is the book for you!
Ellen and her little brother, Corey have been invited by their grandmother's friend to act in a haunted house. First, Ellen starts off with getting chills after hearing the story of the ghost.4/5(24).
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