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Ursula’s Research on Haunted Places

Ursula Bielski's Stories

  Chicago Haunting’s stories from Ursula Bielski (recognized by Chicago History Museum), holds many of the discoveries, recordings of historical events, first-hand recordings of personal ghost encounters, an introduction to many of Chicago’s ghosts, detailed history on some of the most haunted places in Chicago like hotels and zoos. Ursula found Chicago Hauntings and used her research and the research of other well-respected researchers such as Erik Larson, Diane Ladley, and more. Ursula authored nine critically acclaimed books detailing Chicago’s dark history and paranormal documentation. Discover her personal stories and articles on the paranormal world of Chicago.

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

Gangsters & Ghosts: Chicago’s Top 5 Haunted Mobster Sites

Gangsters & Ghosts: Chicago’s Top 5 Haunted Mobster Sites Gangsters and ghosts are like peas and carrots in the annals of Chicago’s haunted history. Mobsters like Johnny Torrio and Dion O’Banion, Bugs Moran and—most famous of all—Al Capone, thrived during the Prohibition era, as they did battle with rivals for control of “turf” in the...Continue reading

Strange Angles: Haunted Chicago Architecture

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