Squire’s Castle and its Phantasmal Light Show

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[Mysteriousheartland.com] The hollowed out shell of Squire’s Castle sits deep in the woods off River Road in the northeastern suburbs of Cleveland. This romantic, Medieval-looking stone edifice once served as a carriage or gate house for Standard Oil co-founder Feargus B. Squire. Squire intended to build a mansion at the site, but never finished his project. Since […]

FBI Asks for Help in Solving 1994 Double Murder in Northeast Ohio

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[Mysteriousheartland.com] According to ABC Channel 5 News in Cleveland, the FBI is asking for the public’s help to solve two cold cases in the Cleveland area. In 1994, the lifeless bodies of 17-year-old Kathryn Menendez and 14-year-old Sarah Rae Boehm were both found approximately half a mile from each other in a wooded area off […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Restaurants in the Midwest

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Restaurants are often the setting for family dinners, dates, wedding receptions, and camaraderie among friends. They represent the dreams of struggling entrepreneurs. With so much emotional investment, it does not surprise Mysterious Heartland that restaurants are frequently reported to be haunted. Some of these specters are content to simply observe the hustle and bustle, while others […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Caves in the Midwest

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For tens of thousands of years, humans used caves for shelter, but familiar dwellings for our ancestors have become objects of curiosity for contemporary man. Dank, dark, and mysterious, with strange animals, rock formations, passages, and sounds, caves offer the possibility of a new world right under our feet. Not surprisingly, many caves are believed […]

5 Most Mysterious Ghost Towns in the Midwest

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Mostly reserved for the dusty roads of the old West, ghost towns do not often come to mind when you think of the American Midwest. The Heartland, however, is filled with former towns and villages that, for whatever reason, never made it. Some disappeared when railroads connected to more prosperous towns. Some died out when […]

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