Homewood IL hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Homewood Illinois United States of America. Funny stories, warnings and travel hints. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Illinois. Illinois folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Homewood Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Imperial Hotel in Delhi, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Savoy Hotel in London, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town and Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China. are internationally renowned hotels.
Scary Stories, Myths, Legends, Folklore, Monsters and Ghosts in Illinois
The red eyed and three legged Enfield 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 long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms 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); the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; and the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); 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 nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; and the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Illinois
Millenium Park in Chicago; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; the shores of Lake Michigan; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; and Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, are among the attractions of Illinois.
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