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Ashmore Estates (download the .pdf)
Ashmore Estates is a former almshouse turned psychiatric hospital turned haunted house. It has lately been scoured by paranormal investigators eager to catch a glimpse of its many alleged phantoms. Soon to be a subject of an episode of Ghost Adventures!
Bartonville Asylum (download the .pdf)
Bartonville Asylum is one of Illinois’ many abandoned mental hospitals, and perhaps its most famous. It is home of the “Bookbinder” legend and has been abandoned for years, but was recently opened to tours. Join us as we explore this interesting location!
Chanute Air Force Base (download the .pdf)
Chanute Air Force Base in Rantoul was a vital part of the east-central Illinois economy for nearly 76 years. After its closure in 1993, locals exploring this part of the base have begun to bring home stories of phantom airmen and other strange encounters.
Devil’s Gate (download the .pdf)
Some see it as the creepiest place north of Chicago, but the truth may be more interesting than fiction at “the gate.” Join the Legends and Lore of Illinois as we bring you the real history of this former boys camp, and join The Fallen as they explore its remains.
Hartford Castle (download the .pdf)
The ruins of a secluded mansion haunt this town along the Mississippi River. In 1897, Benjamin Biszant constructed this lavish home for his new bride. After her death, however, the mansion became a shell of its former self.
Manteno State Hospital (download the .pdf)
The abandoned Manteno State Hospital has been a focal point for adventures in Kankakee County for decades. A topic of several TV shows, Manteno has attracted psychics and paranormal investigators of all stripes. Join us as we bring you the story of the “Manteno Madness” as reported by Time Magazine in 1939.
Sunset Haven (download the .pdf)
Sunset Haven has been a southern Illinois curiosity for years. Its one time use as an almshouse and, later, a medical research center has fueled many tales. Sunset Haven is now owned by Southern Illinois University and they do not allow unauthorized visitors.
Vishnu Springs (download the .pdf)
A once-thriving resort community, Vishnu Springs has captured the imagination of Illinoisans as much in its afterlife as it did in its heyday. Its three-story hotel, once majestic and full of exuberance, is all that remains of this famous ghost town.