Buffalo Grove IL hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Buffalo Grove Illinois USA. Hints and tips for holidaymakers or business travellers. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of Illinois. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Illinois.
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Mammals, Reptiles, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
American badgers, groundhogs, red foxes, white-tailed deer, gray foxes, common grackles, ruby-throated hummingbirds, bald eagles, Eastern chipmunks, Eastern cottontail rabbits, red-headed woodpeckers, blue jays, minks, coyotes, raccoons, cottonmouth snakes, prothonotary warblers, bobcats, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, wild turkeys, copperhead snakes, opossums, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, timber rattlesnakes and black-capped chickadees are among the wild animals of Illinois.
Folklore, Monsters, Ghosts, Myths, Scary Stories and Legends in Illinois
The moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; 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 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 chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; and the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, 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 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 spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); and the giant serpent of Lake Michigan, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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