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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

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 Museum, commemorates the man who...Continue reading

The Haunting of Joliet Prison: The Prison Cemeteries

Guest Writer Rick Hale: The Chinnery Backseat Driver

The Chinnery Backseat Driver:  Still Controversial by Guest writer Rick Hale In 2004, the Sci Fi channel released a reality TV show that would forever change the field of psychical research. The show was “Ghost Hunters.” I won’t lie; I was excited about this new show.  I thought, “Finally, a TV show that’s going to...Continue reading
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