Top 10 Most Haunted Murder Scenes in Illinois


A murder is always traumatic, leaving behind physical and emotional scars that remain in the community for years. Every once in a while, however, a homicide leaves behind psychic scars, and ghost stories grow up around the murder scene. These stories help preserve popular memory of these traumatic events for generations. Mysterious Heartland has browsed […]

“Death Curve” Based on True Story

A reader recently commented on the new issue, saying, “My family is from Cambridge and I went to school there. Odd that I never heard this story until I saw it on shadowlands. I always assumed it was just a story someone made up until now.” Many people have heard the stories of the ghost […]

Dare to Navigate the “Death Curve”

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Download entire issue (in .pdf) On the morning of Saturday September 30, 1905, while her husband labored in a neighboring field, a woman named Julia Markham murdered her seven children with an ax in the house near this curve in Timber Ridge Road. Julia had carefully planned the massacre and tried to commit suicide afterward, […]


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