Interview with William Gorman, Author of Ghost Whispers

William_Gorman

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 […]

Rockford-Area Legends and Lore, Part 2

Michael Kleen, author of the Legends and Lore of Illinois, Paranormal Illinois, and Haunting the Prairie, discusses Rockford area legends and lore at Tinker Swiss Cottage on February 12, 2011. Video by Aaron Powers.

Rockford-Area Legends and Lore, Part 1

Michael Kleen, author of the Legends and Lore of Illinois, Paranormal Illinois, and Haunting the Prairie, discusses Rockford area legends and lore at Tinker Swiss Cottage on February 12, 2011. Video by Aaron Powers.

Top 10 Most Haunted Houses in Illinois

HauntedHouse8

As we at Mysterious Heartland know, the Prairie State is a very creepy place! Haunted cemeteries, colleges, abandoned hospitals, roads, forests, and schools abound. But what are the creepiest homes and mansions in Illinois? After much debate, we are happy to bring you the Top 10 Most Haunted Houses in Illinois. Note: Most of the homes […]

The Strange Story of Emma Jones

“Emma Jones,” from Michael Kleen’s appearance at the Rockford Public Library on October 17, 2009: Emma Pauline Jones was a Norwegian immigrant who lived at this home (built in 1856) from the 1920s into the 1950s. Her husband Frank was often away on business, and she spent much of her time with her two beloved […]

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 9,239 other followers