Posts tagged "Chicago Ghosts"

150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and a Haunted Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in the City of Evanston?

150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and a Haunted Portrait of Abraham Lincoln in the City of Evanston?
Could there be a haunted portrait of Abraham Lincoln somewhere in one of the municipal buildings in the City of Evanston?  It is many times  better to be lucky than good!  At least we used to say that in the police department.   This little tidbit of a story came to me when I was comparing... Read more »

Did the Cook County Sheriff's Department arrest Resurrection Mary?

Did the Cook County Sheriff's Department arrest Resurrection Mary?
I had to share this gem of a true story with all the other Resurrection Mary fans out there.  The story comes from a good friend of mine who is, like myself, a former police officer.  It might actually help to explain why there seems to have been a spike in Resurrection Mary sightings in... Read more »

Richard T. Crowe, "Chicago's preeminent ghost hunter" passes on

Richard T. Crowe, "Chicago's preeminent ghost hunter" passes on
Richard T. Crowe, life-long Chicago historian and founder of Chicago’s first ghost tour company, passed away yesterday from pancreatic cancer.  This information came as a result of a facebook posting by Joann Crowe and I first read about it in a posting by friend and ghost tour guide, Adam Selzer on Chicago’s Unbelievable. At first... Read more »
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General Patton's Staff Car at 2012 Chicago Auto Show

The passenger side rear seat where General Patton was sitting before the crash that took his life.  The interior is still original although the folding seat pictured would not have been upright at the time.  Major General Gay was sitting to the General's left.
Various Photos of General George S. Patton’s Staff Car at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show Read the entire article here on ChicagoNow

Free Parking for General Patton's Staff Car at 2012 Chicago Auto Show

Free Parking for General Patton's Staff Car at 2012 Chicago Auto Show
General George Smith Patton Jr.’s staff car is in Chicago for the 2012 Chicago Auto Show for the first time ever!  In fact, according to Nathan Jones, curator for The General George Patton Museum of Leadership at Fort Knox, Kentucky, it is the first time the vehicle has left the museum since they acquired it... Read more »