This time of year tends to increase interest in the macabre and haunted houses and other attractions spring up. Do you plan to visit a haunted attraction this Halloween season?
The 1901 Palmer House Hotel is situated over the original Main Street in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. Sinclair Lewis, the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1930, famously worked for a brief time at The Palmer House as a desk clerk in the summer of 1902. Main Street was essentially about one woman’s […]
A native of Illinois, William Gorman is an author and ghost-lore historian whose horror yarns and ghostly stories have appeared in Severed Tales, Nightside, The Sterling Web, Nightmares, and The Rockford Review. And also in Ghost Whispers: Tales from Haunted Midway, a collection comprised of spooky legends and lore from his hometown. His first novel […]
Illinois is a very haunted state, from Chicagoland’s famous hitchhiking ghost, Resurrection Mary, to the ghost of “Old Book” at Peoria State Hospital, to the Headless Horseman of Lakey’s Creek. Some have argued that Illinois is one of the most haunted states in the country, and there are several towns and cities that claim to […]