Top 10 Most Unlikely Haunted Places in Illinois


Old theaters, Victorian mansions, and cemeteries are often thought to be haunted. Some even attract ghost stories just because of their appearance, but few people expect to encounter a ghost while eating chicken wings at a Hooters restaurant or watching the latest blockbuster at a movie theater. Yet sometimes these places are haunted as well. […]

Haunted by the Past at Girl’s School Cemetery


[] Today, Fox Run Subdivision is situated off Crissey Avenue near the banks of the Fox River. On the other side of the Fabyan County Forest Preserve and Settler’s Hill Golf Course sits the Fifth Third Bank Ballpark, home of the Kane County Cougars minor league baseball team. On calm summer nights, sounds of the […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Places in the Fox Valley


The Fox River Valley originates in Wisconsin and winds its way west of Chicago and south to the Illinois River. In northwestern Lake County, the Fox River forms the Chain O’Lakes, which alongside Six Flags Great America makes that area a prime summer vacation spot for Chicagoans. While most counties in the Fox Valley are […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Places in Northern Illinois


With the City of Chicago at its eastern edge, Rockford in the middle, and the Quad Cities in the west, northern Illinois is the most populated and developed area of the state. Darkened corridors of abandoned factories, old farmhouses, and foreboding roads offer a stark contrast to this image of progress, however, and there is […]

Head 2 Head: Fox Run vs. Lakey’s Creek


Locations: Fox Run Subdivision in Geneva versus Lakey’s Creek in McLeansboro. Histories: The Fox Run Subdivision was built over the former site of the Illinois State Training School for Girls, which operated between 1893 and 1978. The purpose of the “school” was to rehabilitate juvenile girls who had been convicted of a crime in the […]


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