Top 10 Most Haunted Jails and Courthouses in the Midwest

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Tens of thousands of criminals move through the halls of justice each year. The turmoil and emotion involved with these cases often leaves behind scars, scars that are imprinted on history. Though the accused, lawyers, judges, law enforcement, and the media eventually move on, these halls echo with ghosts from the past. At Mysterious Heartland, […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Bed & Breakfasts in the Midwest

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Bed and breakfasts are meant to provide a feeling of being a home away from home, but it is easy to forget that many were actual homes where families lived and died. Some believe renovations and unfamiliar faces stir up the ghosts of these former residents, who are unhappy with the changes. Other spirits appear […]

Top 10 Military Ghosts in the Midwest

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The call to serve is only answered by a select few, and the scars of war are some of the most enduring. While the American Midwest is not often noted for its military history, it is home to a number of battlefields and war memorials, as well as past and present military installations and prison […]

Top 10 Ghostly Children in the Midwest

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It is said that parents should never outlive their children, but sadly, this is not always the case. These tragedies leave behind a lifetime of scars, and sometimes, create ghost stories and legends that remain tied to the place where the child died. Ghostly children appear throughout the Midwest, particularly in homes, schools, and cemeteries. Mysterious […]

Top 10 Female Phantoms in the Midwest

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At Mysterious Heartland, we have noticed that a great number of ghosts happen to be female, particularly attractive blondes who met a violent or tragic end. They are condemned to wander the earth weeping, hitchhiking, or reminding passersby of their fate for all eternity. Perhaps only Sigmund Freud could understand why this image continues to […]

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