Top 10 Most Haunted Places in Western Illinois


Western Illinois, or “the Tract,” has a peculiar and unique history. Politically and economically isolated from the rest of the state, this region was nicknamed after the Illinois Military Tract of 1812, which was a section of land set aside for veterans of the War of 1812. Prior to the 1970s, there were only five […]

The Tragedy at Tegan’s House


From Echoes from the Grave by Larry Wilson. The house in which Tegan lives is quite interesting. It was built in the early 1900s by the John Henry family, who used it as their summer home. You may recognize the name John Henry as he is best known as the current owner of the Boston […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Schools in Illinois

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At Mysterious Heartland, we know adolescence can be a particularly hard time in a person’s life, and that most of that time is spent in school. At some Illinois schools, however, homework, grades, and bullies aren’t the only thing students have to worry about. Some locker-lined hallways are stalked by the unseen. Which one will […]


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