Category: Illinois

Death Curve: The Legend of Julia Markham

The first time that I remember hearing about a place called “dead man’s” anything was when I was over at…

Episode 56: Death Curve: The Legend of Julia Markham

The Death Curve of Cambridge, Illinois, will forever be linked to the story of a woman who committed a horrible…

Episode 33: The Scars of Loss

Mabel Moore and William Stewart each lost a spouse in the early 20th Century. They also had hidden connections that…

Episode 31: My Ghost Stories – Real and Imagined

We all love ghost stories, but not all of them should be believed. Decide for yourself as I tell you…

My Ghost Stories – Real and Imagined

I love a good ghost story. Ever since I was a little kid, I would always gravitate toward the spooky….

Episode 22: The Tinsmith’s Ghost

Even familiar noises can seem odd in a new house. In 1887, one woman tried to explain away the mysterious…

The Tinsmith’s Ghost

There’s nothing quite like moving into a new house. In most cases, a new buyer obviously likes it, otherwise they…

Episode 3: Sudden Endings

Winter driving is something that virtually all Midwestern drivers have to face down at some point. One night in 1926,…

The Spirit of Joseph Stroehle

   It takes a little bit to get used to a new house.    Houses make noises. Furnaces kick on,…