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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 […]

The Many Mysteries of Rogues Hollow Road

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Rogues Hollow is a geologic depression and former town located south of the village of Doylestown in northeastern Ohio, a few miles southwest of Akron. Though long defunct, the road and bridge of the same name has long been a magnet for legends. Today, Doylestown celebrates its unique heritage with the Rogues’ Hollow Festival, an […]

Lavender Lily of Traverse Road

“Thoughts of dread, Filled her head, Denied of repair, She walked in despair, Until finally the thoughts, Drifting through her got, To be so severe, We lost the poor dear, Now they say, That she chose to stay, Pretty ghost girl, when will you rest, All the children think it’d be best” poem by: Priscilla […]

The Secrets of the Soo Line Bridge

[Mysteriousheartland.com] If you ever feel like taking a nice, peaceful stroll while listening to the wind in the trees and the gentle lapping of water, the Soo Line Bridge is a superb location. It is near downtown Eau Claire, Wisconsin and actually across from another reportedly haunted location, which is the old Uniroyal Tire Factory. […]