Phantom Footsteps Stalk the Sallie House

Sallie House

From Echoes from the Grave by Larry Wilson. After saying the prayers, Jay and I grabbed our equipment and entered the house. When we walked through the front door, directly ahead of us were stairs that led to the second floor. To our right was the living room, and if we were to continue on […]

Lying in State


From History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois by Bruce Cline. I felt that familiar uneasiness in my stomach. The woman had just told me her father had laid in rest beneath those double windows. Those double windows where one of the encounters had occurred. I was a teen working at a local restaurant, and […]

Footsteps hurrying down empty hallways…


“Few people will ever see a spirit appear in human form but plenty will experience other phenomena of the hereafter. Footsteps hurrying down empty hallways, laughter coming from no obvious source and phantom furniture being moved in empty rooms are all good indicators that spirits are at play. Sightings are fleeting and often manifest where […]

Phantom Footsteps Echo in Will Rogers Theatre


Built in 1938 in Art Deco style, the Will Rogers Theatre has been a fixture of downtown Charleston, Illinois for generations. It was named after William ‘Will’ Rogers, a world famous actor, humorist, and columnist of the Progressive Era who died in a plane crash in 1935. Like many theaters, there are rumors that it […]


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