From Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson. As motorists make their daily commute down Route 16 through Shelby County in south central Illinois, nondescript scenery flashes past their car windows. The landscape is a maze of cornfields, small towns, and modest farms. When you pass through the small town of Tower Hill, nothing looks out of […]
It is said there are many reasons spirits of the departed refuse to pass from this world into the next. Some may have been so religiously devoted in life that they do not want to abandon the people and places they love. At the Legends and Lore of Illinois, we have found examples of some […]
Nearly every college and university in Illinois has at least one ghost story, but which do you think is the most haunted? Vote in our poll!
If you haven’t seen the announcement, we recently chose DT Rose Gavin as the new spokesmodel for the Legends and Lore of Illinois. DT Rose is a 22-year-old model from Peoria, Illinois. She met our friend and photographer Willy Adkins and trueillinoishaunts.com editor Michael Kleen in DeKalb over the weekend to shoot a series of […]