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Chicago Hauntings Articles

  See the light shine on the dark, mysterious, and supernatural stories that lurk in the shadows of Chicago. Uncover guides to some of Chicago’s paranormal places and spaces, the dark and rich history behind the city, and more about the eerie figures that inhabit Chicago. Stay and be chilled and enchanted by the bone-chilling truths behind the windy city.  
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Haunted Chicago History: The Top 5 Most Haunted Downtown Chicago Areas & A Peek At Their Eerie History

Chicago – as Carl Sandburg called it “the city of big shoulders.” Settled in 1780, Chicago has a long, rich history and culture. However, not all this history desires to stay in the past. Although perhaps less well known, the haunted Chicago history is no less interesting than the rest of Chicago history. This tour...Continue reading

The Bridge of Sighs: Chicago’s Lost Suicide Bridge

The Statues of Lincoln Park It is an interesting coincidence that the bronze monuments in Chicago’s Lincoln Park—one of the city’s most haunted places–comprise a sort of “supernatural sculpture garden,” where one may learn a good deal of the paranormal history of America by strolling through the walkways. The Lincoln Memorial, behind the Chicago History...Continue reading

The Haunting of Joliet Prison: The Prison Cemeteries

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