The Story Behind This Ghost Town Cemetery In Illinois Will Chill You To The Bone
By Elizabeth Crozier|Published January 27, 2018
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
In a remote part of the state, there is an abandoned town where all that remains is an ancient graveyard. Local lore about a witch’s grave has stirred up fear and intrigue for ghost hunters and spiritualists alike. Learn the complete background of St. Omer’s ghost town cemetery right here.
Like any scary story, there is controversy as to how events went down and whether any of it is true. Read on and decide for yourself.
What do you think? Was Caroline a witch or is this just folklore taken too far? You can visit the St. Omer Cemetery located at the end of St Omer Road in Ashmore. Keep up to date with fellow ghost hunters and graveyard trackers through the cemetery’s Facebook page.