Posts tagged "Resurrection Mary"

Your guide to a truly spooky Halloween

Your guide to a truly spooky Halloween
Happy Halloween! This is your last chance to scare the crap out of yourself before you’re forcefully immersed in holiday cheer. Fortunately, you have Chicago Quirk to help you make the most out of your Halloween night. The Northalsted Halloween Parade is a Chicago classic. Miss Foozie hosts the annual celebration that steps off from Halsted... Read more »

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 »

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 »