The Story Behind Illinois’ Mass Gravesite Is Like Something From A Horror Movie

You probably didn’t know that Illinois is home to the largest mass gravesite in all the of Americas. The final resting place of thousands of soldiers, Confederate Mound in Chicago carries a harrowing history that is like something out of horror movie.

Perhaps not for the faint of heart, this chilling tale is full of many sorts of death. Read on if you dare:

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Oak Wood Cemetery is located at 1035 E 67th St., Chicago, IL 60637 and is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.

For more eerie spots around the state, check out these 13 haunted landmarks in Illinois for the ultimate ghost hunter.

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Address: Magnolia Rd, Chicago, IL 60619, USA