Bartlett IL hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Bartlett Illinois USA. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Illinois. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Camelopard travel tips and hints.
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Scary Stories, Legends, Folklore, Monsters, Myths and Ghosts in Illinois
The long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the ghostly screams heard near the post office on the site of the hotel built by sadistic serial killer H H Holmes on West 63rd Street, Chicago; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; the ghosts of the Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton, including the marble playing child Cassandra who drowned in the swimming pool, the fragrant Jasmine Lady, a drunken artist (who didn't have time to complete the Crystal Room's mural) and the unfortunate George; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; and the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the seven bridges on Lebanon Road, Troy, known as The Seven Gates to Hell, protected by ghostly hounds with glowing eyes (it is said that if you drive through all seven "gates" and finish at midnight, you will go straight to hell); and the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
National Forests, National Parks, Nature Reserves, State Forests, State Parks and Refuges in Illinois
The strange geology of Starved Rock State Park; Apple River Canyon State Park; Beall Woods State Park on the Wabash River; Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge at the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers; Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge; the 280000 acre Shawnee National Forest (there had to be at least one significant wild place in Illinois); Pere Marquette State Park, a pathetic 8000 acres but still the largest state park in Illinois and which permits the licensed shooting of deer, turkeys, raccoons and squirrels within its small boundaries; and Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Illinois.
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