Top 10 Most Haunted Places on the Great Lakes

The Great Lakes of Superior, Michigan, Huron, and Erie form most of the northern border of the Midwest, and have greatly influenced its history and culture. From picturesque towns on the lakefront, to historic lighthouses, museums, and parks, the Great Lakes offer many unique gems. At Mysterious Heartland, we have found that many legends and […]

Car Found in Michigan Pond Solves Decade-Old Mystery

According to Heidi Fenton of, police removed a Chevy Corsica from a small pond in Byron Center, Michigan on November 10th. The car, which had been submerged for some time, was registered to Davie Niles, a 67-year-old Wyoming man who disappeared in October 2006. Police found a body in the front driver’s seat. An […]

The Spirits of Detroit – A Fun Adventure

Detroit, Michigan has always fascinated us. A once-prosperous Midwestern city, Detroit  experienced social and economic collapse on an unprecedented scale. While this itself has spawned legends and ghost stories, the Motor City has a variety of lore dating back to the days of the American Indians. In 2013, Addovolt Productions, a Chicago-based independent film production company […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Museums in the Midwest

Museums preserve the past by collecting and displaying items of historical significance for present and future generations. Often, museums are located in historic homes and buildings, and include many original artifacts from that particular location. With so many relics of the past, it is not surprising that museums are sometimes believed to include a ghost […]

Questions Surround ‘Haunted Schools’

Earlier this month, I wrote a post for Mysterious Heartland called “Top 10 Most Haunted Schools in the Midwest.” While I’m happy this list went viral and attracted over 40,000 views in its first week, many readers took issue with several of the tales on the list, particularly #8, Churchill High School in Livonia, Michigan, […]