Top 10 Most Unlikely Haunted Places in Illinois

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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. […]

The Tuttle Bottoms Monster

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From History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois by Bruce Cline. Southern Illinois has long been known for its reports of monsters and strange happenings and Tuttle Bottoms is known to have its share of strange creatures. Since at least the 1960s, the area north-west of Harrisburg known as Tuttle Bottoms has been the stomping […]

The Saline County Poor House & Cemetery

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From History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois by Bruce Cline. The Saline County Pauper (poor) House, located in Harrisburg, Illinois, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As early as 1819, the Illinois General Assembly enacted a “Pauper Bill” which required County Commissioners to appoint overseers of the poor. In an effort […]

The Tuttle Bottoms Monster

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By Bruce Cline, director of the Little Egypt Ghost Society Southern Illinois has long been known for its reports of monsters and strange happenings. Tuttle Bottoms is known to have its share of strange creatures. The Tuttle Bottoms Monster was first reported in the 1960’s in Tuttle Bottoms near Harrisburg, IL. On the north outskirts […]

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