Lavender Lily of Traverse Road

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“Thoughts of dread, Filled her head, Denied of repair, She walked in despair, Until finally the thoughts, Drifting through her got, To be so severe, We lost the poor dear, Now they say, That she chose to stay, Pretty ghost girl, when will you rest, All the children think it’d be best” poem by: Priscilla […]

Folklore, Legends, and Ghost Stories

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Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities by Michael Kleen is now available on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com! Just in time for the fall, you can own a copy of the first book exclusively devoted to Illinois college folklore and ghost stories. Published by Crossroad Press, Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities is 166 pages and retails […]

Excerpt from the Foreword to Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities

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Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities by Michael Kleen is now available on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com! Just in time for the fall, you can own a copy of the first book exclusively devoted to Illinois college folklore and ghost stories. Published by Crossroad Press, Ghostlore of Illinois Colleges and Universities is 166 pages and retails […]

Do I know for a fact what they say happened really did transpire?

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“Do I know for a fact that what they say happened really did transpire? In a word, no. I have ambled in after the fact, recorded their takes on the events and pass the stories along to you the reader. Does this make the story any less interesting or any less credible? I trust it […]

More Details Emerge on Camp Napowan Story

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After posting an edited transcription of the legend of Boot Hill from Napowan Scout Camp in central Wisconsin (read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3), a reader contacted us with his own insight into the story. In addition to more information about how an audio version of the tale became available, he reveals that […]

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