Haunted Illinois: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Prairie State

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Stackpole Books, 2008 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 140 pages
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The mysterious and often violent history of Illinois has made the state a haven for restless spirits. This volume explores the supernatural side of the Prairie State, with stories on the horrors of an old slave house, the numerous spirits of Alton's McPike Mansion, the cemetery where the dead walk, the Spring Valley Vampire, the ghosts of the Bartonville Asylum, Chicago's famous Resurrection Mary, and the spirit world of Abraham Lincoln.

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Is a so so book of various haunted houses or ghosts in the state of Illinois. One of the longest sections in the book is devoted to Chicago and he goes into lots of history for Resurrection Mary and ... Read full review

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Southern Illinois 3
Southwestern Illinois 26
Central Illinois 51
Illinois River Valley 77
Northern Illinois 87
Chicago 108
Bibliography 138
About the Author 140
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Troy Taylor lives in Decatur, Illinois and is the founder of the American Ghost Society. He is the author of more than 80 books on hauntings and unexplained phenomena.

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