Tag: Oakbrook

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

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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