You Might Be Rooming With A Ghost At This Haunted Hotel In Illinois
What is it about the world of the paranormal that is so intriguing to us humans? Are we titillated by the thought that we cannot truly know if spirits or an afterlife exists, or are we so moved by the plight of our fellow humans that we forget that ghosts are dead people? Whatever the reason, we can’t help but be fascinated by the paranormal, and there’s one town in Illinois known for its spooky activity. In addition to hosting what just may be the most haunted hotel in Illinois, Galena features a few other haunted landmarks. The DeSoto Hotel, however, is arguably its most famous landmark. Check it out:
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Would you stay at this haunted hotel in Illinois? Have you ever encountered the Lady in Black? Share your thoughts in the comments!
Craving more haunted history? Swing by The Road House, an Illinois restaurant said to be haunted by a murder victim.
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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