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Monsters, Ghosts, Folklore, Myths, Legends and Scary Stories in Illinois
The red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; and 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, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
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 strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; 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 phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; 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); the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; and the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Illinois
Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; Millenium Park in Chicago; the shores of Lake Michigan; Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; and the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived, are among the attractions of Illinois.
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