Author: Haunted Chicagoland

Ghost Train – Elmhurst, IL

An invisible freight train barrels through Elmhurst on the railroad tracks every Tuesday morning at 3:30.  You will hear the train and feel the vibrations but you can’t see it.  Many years ago a train wrecked.  It’s believed to be a residual haunting that was stronger a few decades back, but is still strong enough…
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All You Need To Know About Chodl Auditorium Haunting.

📷: Wikipedia history: During the 1970s a Teacher by the name of Mr. Drew (George Drew) worked at Morton East High School in their Theater Department. The rumor goes that Mr. Drew suffered a heart attack, passing away the day of their opening night for West Side Story. Sadly never getting his chance to see…
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The Myths of the Local 7/11 – Conversations From Beyond the Grave, Disputed Existence of Cemetery

history: Originally rumored to have been the site of an old cemetery, likely small in size. The trouble is, after speaking with several locals and older generations from the area, none of them ever remember a cemetery being in that location. Furthermore we reiterated this by looking at old survey maps. The maps, as far…
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Alsip Cemetery – Alsip, IL

The city of Alsip used to be a large brickyard for the city of Chicago. Originally plans were to also build a huge cemetery named The City of Chicago Cemetery. Ultimately that never happened, but Alsip still has the highest number of burials cemetery wise.

Peabody’s Mansion

📷: HauntedChicagoland.com history: The Mayslake Peabody estate, a large gothic structure, was built from 1919-1921. The estate was constructed for Francis Stuyvesant Peabody. Peabody used the mansion as a country home. The property is named in honor of his first wife, who died in 1907, and his daughter, both of who were named May. Mr…
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Rumored Hauntings of the Infamous Cuba Rd.

📷: Marlin history: A long windy, and rural road that is full of as many legends as it is scenic views, Cuba road stretches from Buffalo Grove, Lake Zurich and also into Barrington.  Gangsters used to frequent this road back during the prohibition era, and used the area as a vacation spot.  Al Capone was…
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Sunrise Park

📷: My Suburban Life history: In the mid 19th century a man in his 40s had a home by the woods.  His home bordered a school, and was destroyed due to many complaints from parents.  He sought his revenge by killing the school children, and leaving their bones in an area surrounding the woods in…
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The Secrets of the Old Haunted Evangelical Church Cemetery

history: Located behind the Church and supposedly a very haunted cemetery.  The small Church, built in 1881, dates back to the early settlement years of Chicago and its suburbs. It stood during the time of fugitive slaves. The cemetery and accompanying Church sit behind the Old Graue Mill. Graue Mill was a gristmill powered by…
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Glen Oak Country Club

Photo Credit: Glen Oak Country Club Lots of workers have reported weird events happening caused by a ghost named Pinky.  Pinky is the Country Club’s mascot, and he was one of the most popular and capable caddies at Glen Oak.  One night a former manager was closing up the club, when she went upstairs all…
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York Manor Crane Sanitarium

York Manor a three-story red brick structure was built in 1891, other reports say the Gothic mansion was completed as far back as the 1870’s. It was the home of Dr. Frederick and Mrs. Martha Fischer, sometimes refereed to as the Fischer Mansion.  Frederick J.T. Fischer (1862-1906) was an original Elmhurst settler, a civil war…
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