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Scary Stories, Folklore, Myths, Ghosts, Legends and Monsters in Illinois
The strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, 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; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; 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; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; and the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms 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 red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); 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 other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Mammals, Reptiles, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
Groundhogs, blue jays, gray foxes, raccoons, cottonmouth snakes, ruby-throated hummingbirds, minks, white-tailed deer, black-capped chickadees, opossums, prothonotary warblers, Eastern chipmunks, copperhead snakes, bobcats, wild turkeys, coyotes, American badgers, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, timber rattlesnakes, red-headed woodpeckers, Eastern cottontail rabbits, bald eagles, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, common grackles and red foxes are among the wild animals of Illinois.
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