Illinois State University’s Loyal Librarian

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[Mysteriousheartland.com] Founded in 1857 and originally a teacher’s college, Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois is currently home to around 23,000 students and faculty, as well as one tenacious ghost. This ghost is said to be that of Angeline V. Milner, or Ange for short, a librarian who remained with her books long after she […]

The Geography of Campus Ghostlore

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Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities by Michael Kleen is now available on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com! Just in time for the fall, you can own a copy of the first book exclusively devoted to Illinois college folklore and ghost stories. Published by Crossroad Press, Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities is 166 pages and retails […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Libraries in the Midwest

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Deep in the dark shelves of a dusty archive, a purple glow materializes into the flickering image of an elderly librarian. One by one, her spectral hands pull the old books from the shelves. This isn’t the opening of a movie, but a haunting scene reenacted at libraries all over the Heartland. At Mysterious Heartland, we […]

Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois

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Founded in 1857 and originally a teacher’s college, Illinois State University is currently home to around 23,000 students and faculty, as well as one tenacious ghost. This ghost is said to be that of Angeline V. Milner, or Ange for short, a librarian who remained with her books long after she passed from this world. […]

Spotlight: Illinois State University (Updated)

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Founded in 1857 and originally a teacher’s college, Illinois State University is currently home to around 23,000 students and faculty, as well as one tenacious ghost. The ghost is said to be that of Angeline V. Milner, or Ange for short, a beloved librarian who remained with her books long after she passed from this […]

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