Haunted America

Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery

Haunted Places

RESIDENCE – BACHELOR’S GROVE CEMETERY

Location: W 143rd St, Midlothian, IL 60445, United States

Small Description: Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery was established in 1840 and is found on the edge of a forest. It is a small graveyard that many believe may be the most haunted place in the region. Over the years, the place has been cursed with more than 100 documented reports of paranormal phenomena, from actual apparitions to glowing balls of light. But the most unnerving repeated sighting is that of a “phantom farm house”.

GA_Bachelor’s_Grove_Cemetery2
The Surrounding Woods
GA_Bachelor’s_Grove_Cemetery3
The Imfamous Lady Ghost

Ghost Story: The first ghost stories that began circulating amongst the tombstones were the glowing blue balls of light that seemed to display some form of intelligence. They eluded pursuit even though a Joliet man named Jack Hermanski in the early 1970’s chased them on a number of occasions.  The light was the size of a baseball and floated through the cemetery just out of his reach. He reported that the ghost light blinked at fifteen to twenty-second intervals and just when he thought he had overtaken it; the light disappeared then reappeared behind him. And so the chase began again throughout the nights he observed it.

In December of 1971, Denise Travers claimed that she was able to pass her hand through the light on a very close encounter.  She felt no heat or sensation at all.  It was like putting your hand into a void.  Skeptics say that the blue lights were actually the methane gas given off by decomposing bodies.  However, most of those bodies had crumbled to ashes long ago. The blue lights have not been seen since the latter 1970’s however a new light has been reported with increasing frequency zooming up and down the main trail leading to the cemetery’s entrance. This light has been likened to a red skyrocket and is never stationary but constantly moving.

The most fascinating story is the old house seen on either side of the main trail leading back into the woods. Witnesses have also reported the house as appearing the same; a white farm-style house with white wooden columns, a porch swing and even a lantern burning dimly in one window. However, there isn’t a house there nor has there ever been one. The house is a true phantom house.  As witnesses walk towards it, the house appears to shrink, getting smaller and smaller before disappearing into the dark woods.

The house is never reported in the same place twice. It’s been seen near the turnpike, along the dirt trail and even within the cemetery itself! Arlene McComb saw the house with a group of friends in 1975 and watched as the house began to shrink in size until it was entirely gone from view. Grace Nortman saw the phantom house in the winter of 1966 and 1967 while another witness, Marianne Kerbs, experienced the ghostly abode in 1966.

Source: Ghostresearch.org / Wpihuntsthetruth.com
Day of the dead
  • What's Your Creepiest 2018 Horror Movie What’s Your Creepiest 2018 Horror Movie?

    So far in 2018, the horror genre has brought us some amazing Horror Films! Just to give some examples; A Quiet Place, Hereditary (which was very disturbing), Truth Or Dare, Slender Man, IT (was the first better?), Insidious 4 – The Last Key. What’s your Creepiest 2018 Horror Movie so far? We will add more than arrive at the cinemas, but for now you can vote on your favourite for 2018. […]

  • Winchester Movie Trailer Winchester – Movie Trailer

    Inspired by true events. On an isolated stretch of land 50 miles outside of San Francisco sits one of the most haunted houses in the world. Built by Sarah Winchester, (Academy Award®-winner Helen Mirren) heiress to the Winchester fortune, it is a house that knows no deadline. […]

  • Jamaica Inn Haunted Places Jamaica Inn – Haunted Places

    The Inn was used as a temperance house during the early 1900’s but there has always been some kind of unexplained presence throughout the years. On a moonlit night you might hear the sound of horses’ hooves and the metal rims of carriages in the courtyard outside the Inn. Any attempts to find where the sound is coming from will end in disappointment. […]

  • whaley house haunted places Whaley House – Haunted Places

    In the music room, turn of the century songs, laughter are heard and the smell of cigar and the smell of perfume, which quickly disappear. A lamp in the music room has a couple of crystals that hang off the lamp. These have been seen moving, while the others are motionless. […]

  • 17 Hundred 90 Inn 17 Hundred 90 Inn – Haunted Places

    The 17 Hundred 90 Inn located in New Orleans is the oldest inn in Savannah. The building was originally 3 separate complexes that burned down in 1820, which were rebuilt as one building in 1821. […]

  • 50 Berkeley Square Haunted Places 50 Berkeley Square – Haunted Places

    The attic of this house is said to be haunted by the spirit of a young woman who committed suicide there. She threw herself from the top floor windows after abuse from her uncle. Her spirit is said to be capable of frightening people to death by taking the form of a brown mist. […]

Spread The Creepiness

Leave a Comment

Start typing and press Enter to search

17 Hundred 90 Innlalaurie mansion haunted places