Hoffman Estates IL hotels. Reservations for hotels in Hoffman Estates Illinois United States of America. Monsters, myths, legends, folklore, ghosts and hauntings of Illinois. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
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Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
Black-capped chickadees, blue jays, raccoons, opossums, prothonotary warblers, bobcats, red foxes, white-tailed deer, groundhogs, Eastern cottontail rabbits, bald eagles, American badgers, Eastern chipmunks, cottonmouth snakes, copperhead snakes, minks, coyotes, red-headed woodpeckers, gray foxes, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, ruby-throated hummingbirds, common grackles, wild turkeys, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes and timber rattlesnakes are among the wild animals of Illinois.
Myths, Legends, Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore and Ghosts in Illinois
The red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; 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 phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); 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 spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; and the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; 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 moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); and the nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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