Posts tagged "Chicago ghosts"

Want to find ghosts? Check out Archer Avenue.

Want to find ghosts? Check out Archer Avenue.
We’re continuing our Halloween-themed ‘Did You Know, Chicago?’ features with stories of Chicago’s most famous ghost stories. You may have already heard about Archer’s Avenue’s Resurrection Mary, she’s pretty famous, but did you know there are even more spooks along the way? Not only does Archer Avenue boast Chicago’s most famous ghost; it’s home to the... Read more »

The most haunted hotel in Chicago

The most haunted hotel in Chicago
Chicago Quirk is in full Halloween mode, and my weekly ‘Did You Know, Chicago?’ will now be about Chicago’s most haunted places. First off is Chicago’s most haunted hotel: The Congress Plaza Hotel. The Congress Plaza Hotel was built in 1893 to house the visitors streaming into Chicago for the World’s Columbian Exposition. It was originally... Read more »

Chicago's most haunted buildings

Chicago's most haunted buildings
Happy Halloween!!!!!! Best day of the year! Since it’s on a Monday this year you probably aren’t looking to get hammered tonight. Why not celebrate the true spirit of Halloween and scare the crap out of yourself? I’ve spent this month telling you about some of the most haunted places in Chicago, but there are tons... Read more »
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Chicago's Most Haunted Cemeteries

Chicago's Most Haunted Cemeteries
Any city with as rich of a history as Chicago is going to have equally interesting cemeteries. Pretty morbid, right? Then it’s perfect for this week’s ‘Did you know, Chicago’: Chicago’s most famous/haunted cemeteries. When I started researching for today’s post, I had originally planned to cover Graceland Cemetery. But upon further digging I found a plethora of... Read more »

Meet Chicago's most famous ghost: Resurrection Mary

Meet Chicago's most famous ghost: Resurrection Mary
Google ‘Chicago’s most famous ghost’ and every websites says Resurrection Mary. This young apparition has been appearing along Archer Avenue and in the area’s most hopping dance halls since the 1930s. Dozens of people have reported seeing her, and all of the stories seem to have a similar theme. The story of Resurrection Mary is... Read more »

The Devil Baby of Hull House

The Devil Baby of Hull House
We’re going to switch up the weekly ‘Did You Know, Chicago?’ for October to give you facts about Chicago’s most haunted venues. Kicking it off: Hull House. You’ve most likely heard of Jane Addams, and you may have even heard about Hull House, but did you know it’s one of the most haunted places in... Read more »
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