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 […]

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 […]

Meet the Ghosts of Geneva


Rick Nagel of has written a summary of the Geneva Ghost Walk (featuring Dave Oberg). In case you weren’t able to make it out to the Kane County Seat this Halloween, or were curious about the area’s haunts, enjoy! Miss the Ghost Walk? Here’s a Tour of Haunted Geneva Come on along with Dave […]


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