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Ghosts, Scary Stories, Folklore, Legends, Monsters and Myths in Illinois
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 red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; 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 moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; and 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), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; 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 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; 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); and Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Illinois
Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; the shores of Lake Michigan; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; Millenium Park in Chicago; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; 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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