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The Tuttle Bottoms Monster

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From More History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois by Bruce Cline. Southern Illinois has long been known for its reports of monsters and strange happenings and Tuttle Bottoms is known to have its share of strange creatures. Since at least the 1960s, the area north-west of Harrisburg known as Tuttle Bottoms has been the […]

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Homemade Salt for Ghost Hunters

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From More History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois by Bruce Cline. Salt has a long history of being used for magical and protective purposes. Ancient Indians and early settlers believed that salt could offer protection from evil spirits, ghosts and witches. Throwing salt across doorways and windows is thought to prevent anything evil from […]

The Saline County Poor House & Cemetery

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By Bruce Cline, director of the Little Egypt Ghost Society The Saline County Pauper (poor) House, located in Harrisburg, Illinois, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As early as 1819, the Illinois General Assembly enacted a “Pauper Bill” which required County Commissioners to appoint overseers of the poor. In an effort to […]

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