Oglesby IL hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Oglesby Illinois USA. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Illinois. Illinois hauntings, monsters, myths, ghosts, legends and folklore.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Oglesby Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa and the Menger Hotel in San Antonio. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Illinois
Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; Millenium Park in Chicago; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; the shores of Lake Michigan; and the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago, are among the attractions of Illinois.
Scary Stories, Legends, Monsters, Ghosts, Myths and Folklore in Illinois
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 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 guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; and the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
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; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; 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.
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