Mount Prospect IL hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Mount Prospect Illinois USA. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Illinois attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Illinois.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Mount Prospect Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong and the Mandarin Oriental Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Ghosts, Myths, Monsters, Scary Stories and Folklore in Illinois
The chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; 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 phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; 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 among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; 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 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 nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; and the giant serpent of Lake Michigan, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Illinois
The Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; the shores of Lake Michigan; Millenium Park in Chicago; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; and Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, are among the attractions of Illinois.
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