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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 […]

Boldt Castle’s Haunted Halls

[Mysteriousheartland.com] The stone walls of a majestic castle rise above the waters of the Saint Lawrence River, creating a romantic visage on tiny Heart Island. Today a major tourist destination, for decades the structure sat abandoned to vandalism and decay. Despite never having been lived in, rumors of Boldt Castle’s haunted halls have spread throughout the Thousand Islands Region of […]

Isolation and Agony at Eastern State Penitentiary

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Some might consider it ironic that the world’s first true penitentiary was built not only in the Land of the Free, but in the City of Brotherly Love. The Gothic Revival exterior of Eastern State Penitentiary, a prison designed to reform criminals, inspired fear for over a century. Situated in the heart of modern Philadelphia, […]