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Chasing Black Hawk

Situated among the rugged bluffs of Wisconsin’s “Driftless Area,” and along the main channel of the mighty Mississippi, lies a rather small, but beautifully scenic county park.  Forested with seemingly endless cottonwoods, and offering a wide array of recreational activities, the park is a popular spot for locals looking to enjoy camping, fishing, swimming and […]

Horror at Taliesin

One of Wisconsin’s finest landmarks, and arguably the state’s crown jewel, is Taliesin, the sprawling 600-acre estate and studio of Frank Lloyd Wright, renowned as history’s greatest architect.   Taliesin, in Spring Green, WI, is visited by the thousands every year by those curious to see where the genius did his work, and national landmarks such […]

Alcatraz Island’s Erring Story

By Amber Clark Although San Francisco is undoubtedly one of the most enthralling cities of USA, it also has its own share of spooky adventures. For instance, an infamous Alcatraz Island is also a site notorious for ghost sightings. Did you know, Alcatraz Island, which was once upon a time a famous Jailhouse, is now […]

The Cambridge Death Curve Part 2: Cries from the Grave

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Continued from Part 1… Shortly after Julia Markham used an ax to murder her seven children, a postman discovered a letter she had written to her husband. The letter proved the murders had been premeditated. “Dear Clarence,” she wrote. “This is to say goodbye to you. Some give their souls for others, and I […]

The Cambridge Death Curve Part 1: An Unspeakable Crime

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Life is slow in Henry County, Illinois. With 86.7 percent of its land devoted to agriculture, the most commotion a visitor is likely to hear comes from tractors rumbling across the land as farmers plow their fields. Cambridge, the county seat, is a village of little more than 2,000 residents. Less than a mile […]