Virtual Tour of Archer Avenue: St. James-Sag Church and Cemetery

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Location: St. James-Sag Church and Cemetery is located at 10600 South Archer Avenue in Lemont, Illinois, just north of the intersection of Archer Avenue (Route 171) and W. 107th Street. [MysteriousHeartland.com] St. James of the Sag Church and Cemetery is the terminus point of the Archer Avenue “triangle.” The oldest site of Catholic worship in […]

St. James-Sag Church and Cemetery in Lemont, Illinois

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St. James of the Sag Church and Cemetery, abbreviated as St. James-Sag, sits on a bluff overlooking the juncture of the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal and the Calumet Sag Channel. Two roads, Archer Avenue (Route 171) and 107th Street also converge at this point. It is the tip of a heavily forested triangle in […]

Top 10 Most Religious Ghosts in Illinois

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It is said there are many reasons spirits of the departed refuse to pass from this world into the next. Some may have been so religiously devoted in life that they do not want to abandon the people and places they love. At Mysterious Heartland, we have found examples of some of the most religious […]

Top 10 Most Haunted Churches in Illinois

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As the focus of such devotion and reverence, Mysterious Heartland has found that churches are some of the most haunted places in Illinois. Whether it is a devoted pastor who refuses to leave his flock, a religiously-inspired vision, or spirits of the departed drawn to the energy of an active congregation, it is rare to find […]

Do You Dare Travel Mysterious Archer Avenue?

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The New Issue of the Legends and Lore of Illinois has Arrived! Starting with Resurrection Cemetery and ending at St. James-Sag Church, this section of Archer Avenue forms the northern border of a triangle of forest preserves, lakes, trails, and burial grounds that could easily be described as the most haunted place in Chicago. It […]

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