Chicago Haunts: Ghostlore of the Windy City

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Lake Claremont Press, 1998 - History - 277 pages
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Bielski captures over 160 years of Chicago's haunted history with her distinctive blend of lively storytelling, in-depth historical research, and insights from parapsychology. 29 photos.
 

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AMAZING book that is written with passion and PERFECT description. I for sure recommend this read to everyone! This is a true page turner and delivers a lot of information in an entertaining way. Can't wait for the next one.

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I loved this book. I have lived in Chicago my whole life and reading this book was like sitting down with an old friend and swapping spooky stories. It's a must have for locals.
Bielski seems to have really done her research, lots of good details without loosing the readers interest.

Contents

A Migrant Legend Finds a Home
29
Sightings at St Casimir
35
Rosehill and Graceland
47
The Puzzle of Bachelors Grove
55
White Cemetery and St Marys
69
IV
83
Unraveling the Peabody Legend
89
That Day at St Ritas
97
Our Lady of the Angels
137
When the Devil Came to Bridgeport
153
Memories of
161
VII
167
Ghosts of Houses Past 1 7 1
178
Great Lakes Revelations
223
The Death of loan Culianu
249
INDEX
257

The Questionable End of John Lalime
109
The Eastland Remembers 1 13
123
ON YOUR OWN
277
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About the author (1998)

Ursula Bielski is a lifelong Chicagoan with, like many Chicagoans, a soft spot for northwest Indiana. She is the founder of Chicago Hauntings, the oldest ghost tour company in Chicago, and the host of PBS's "The Hauntings of Chicago" (WYCC). A graduate of St. Benedict High School in Chicago, Ursula holds a BA degree in history from Benedictine University and an MA in American cultural and intellectual history from Northeastern Illinois University.

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