Squire’s Castle and its Phantasmal Light Show


[Mysteriousheartland.com] The hollowed out shell of Squire’s Castle sits deep in the woods off River Road in the northeastern suburbs of Cleveland. This romantic, Medieval-looking stone edifice once served as a carriage or gate house for Standard Oil co-founder Feargus B. Squire. Squire intended to build a mansion at the site, but never finished his project. Since […]

Top 10 Midwestern Spook Lights


Spook Lights, also called ghost lights, Will-o’-the-wisp, orbs, mystery lights, earth lights, fireballs, and countless other names, have been seen for centuries all over the globe. Ghosts, fairies, UFOs, swamp gas, car lights, and even over active imaginations have all been blamed for the phenomenon, but in truth, no single explanation will suffice. At Mysterious […]

I became quite spooked at a few of the sites mentioned in this book…


“Mysterious balls of light have been reported for hundreds, if not thousands of years from all corners of the world. These strange lights have been called ‘spooklights,’ ‘Ghostlights,’ earthlights, nim-nim lights, mystery lights, cemetery lights, or nocturnal lights and have been seen by people from all walks of life including: police chiefs, newspaper reporters, clergy, […]

Flashback: Archer Avenue


From there, The Fallen decided to go to Fairmont Cemetery, and they left their vehicles on the side of the road where—they hoped—no one would drive past. “I hope you realize we’re taking a huge risk,” Davin whispered as the quintet crossed the unfenced boundary into the cemetery. “Oh, like we’re going to get caught […]

Mystery Lights of Crab Orchard Lake


From History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois by Bruce Cline. In 1936 work was started on the Crab Orchard Creek Project. The purpose of this project was to construct three lakes for recreational use and as an industrial water supply. To make way for the proposed lake a portion of Illinois Route 13 between […]


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