EERIE TALES IN CHICAGO
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
The story of eerie tales in Chicago.
Chicago may be a large fast moving
city but behind the scenes, there are many ghostly apparitions that just dare
you to explore.
Here are just a few of the most popular:
The Biograph Theater is haunted or at least the
alley behind the theater is. This is where John Dillinger was killed and it has
been reported that he can be seen running down the alley away from the theater.
The Givens Castle was built just outside of Chicago
in the small town of Beverly. An Irish man by the name of Given built the castle
for his wife while she was still living in Ireland. She passed away without ever
getting to see the wonderful castle that her husband built for her. Today, many
people have seen her walking up the hill that leads to the castle door. Even
after death, he gave his wife her castle.
Graceland Cemetery is one of Chicago’s oldest and
therefore has many stories. The most popular ghost is that of Inez Clark. She
was only seven years old when at a family picnic was struck by lightened and
died. Her parents had life size statue created of her and placed at her
gravesite. Her image is encased is glass for the world to see their beautiful
little girl and to protect it from weather. The legend tells that on rainy
nights, her statue disappears but a little girl in her likeness is seen walking
the cemetery grounds.
Here goes one of the strangest haunts in Chicago –
Harpo, Inc. Today, Harpo is the main studio of Oprah Winfrey. Everyone refuses
to stay in the building after dark and there are different stories as to the
ghosts that haunt this historic building. The latest is probably closer to the
actual facts. In 1915, the Eastland Ship Disaster occurred. During this time in
1915, Harpo Studio was an Armory but was also used as a temporary morgue for the
830 that perished in the shipwreck. Oprah talks about these ghosts and shows no
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