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- Published between 2007 and 2010, with two additional issues in 2012, the Legends and Lore of Illinois was a monthly newsletter that sought to recapture the fun of learning about local legends and ghostlore, as well as the thrill of visiting allegedly haunted places.
- Each issue of the Legends and Lore of Illinois focused on a unique location and contained a factual write up, a story set at the location involving the adventures of The Fallen (an elite team of paranormal investigators), personal experiences, trivia, and letters from the reader.
- This collection consists of 49 individual issues from the archives of the Legends and Lore of Illinois, with over 300 accompanying color photos.
- Inside, you will find the history, ghost stories, and folklore of popular locations such as Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery, Resurrection Cemetery and Archer Avenue, Manteno State Hospital, Lakey’s Creek, and the Peoria State Hospital, plus local haunts such as Ashmore Estates, Chanute Air Force Base, Vishnu Springs, and Peck Cemetery.
Learn the real stories behind the legends: misconceptions and misinformation about these places and more are tackled head on. This unique look at Illinois ghostlore is presented in a fun, entertaining way that sheds light on the dark recesses of your imagination.