The Story Behind This Ghost Town Cemetery In Illinois Will Chill You To The Bone

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.

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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.

For more creepy places around the state, check out these 13 haunted landmarks in Illinois.

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