Tag: DuPage County

The Old York Manor Crane Sanitorium

Story Last Updated: November 27th, 2021 history: York Manor was a three-story red brick structure built in 1891, however other reports say the Gothic mansion had been completed as far back as the 1870’s. It was the home of Dr. Frederick (1862-1906) and Mrs. Martha Fischer. The home was sometimes refereed to as the Fischer…
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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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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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The Secrets of the Old Haunted Evangelical Church Cemetery

Story Last Updated: November 27th, 2021 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…
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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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St. Stephen Cemetery

A small local cemetery that dates back to the mid 19th century is reported to be haunted.  Feelings of being watched from the cemetery are common when traveling nearby on the Great Western Trail late at night. Location: Carol Stream, IL 60188 (Google Maps) -Cemetery doesn’t have address. -Just Northwest of Concrete Plant. Type of Haunting: intelligent Type of…
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Single Track Train Track

When I first heard of this haunting, it sounded almost like an urban-legend.  It reminded me of your typical story of a lady in white roaming a cemetery.  I wanted to dig deeper because I was skeptical, and because I only had this little tid-bit of information below to go by for 5 years until…
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Ultimate Guide to the Old Ovaltine Factory Hauntings

Closed in 1985 and left abandoned, homeless people used the Ovaltine Factory frequently for shelter.  There were also satanic rituals that took place in the corridors of the factory where small to medium animals were rumored to be sacrificed.  People who went into this location described feelings of being watched and followed, encountered unexplained cold…
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