Top 10 Most Mysterious Cemeteries in Illinois


Cemeteries can be peaceful places in which to spend a quiet moment alone with loved ones who have passed, but they are often also a source of strange tales. Ghosts, living statues, animated toys, bleeding monuments, lights, and figures in the dark are just a few examples of the stories Mysterious Heartland has gathered at cemeteries […]

This cemetery seems to have no obvious reasons for being haunted…


“Located in a remote and secluded area of the Midwest is a graveyard that may be the most mysterious place discussed anywhere in this book. Unlike other dark and horrifying burial grounds with tales of murder, death, and black rituals, this cemetery seems to have no obvious reasons for being haunted… and yet it is. […]

Odd Temperature Anomaly at Anderson Cemetery


From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. That October, I returned to “Graveyard X” with a local central Illinois paranormal investigator named Ed Osborne. Ed is very knowledgeable and a good friend who I have a great deal of respect for. It was the Wednesday night before Halloween, and it was a cool (but not cold) […]

Exploring Anderson Cemetery (Graveyard X)


From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. Located not far from the small town of Palmer, Illinois is one of the most mysterious locations in Illinois, widely discussed by ghost hunters and paranormal investigators alike: Anderson Cemetery, or as many prefer to call it, “Graveyard X.” For years, there have been tales of unexplained lights in […]

An Excerpt from Chasing Shadows: Investigating the Paranormal in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa


Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson is a great book with detailed accounts of paranormal investigations across three states. The chapters on places outside of Illinois are really hair-raising, but it’s the stuff on Graveyard X, Williamsburg Hill, and the bigfoot and UFO sightings at Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery that you will definitely want to check […]


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