10 Superstitions You’ll Only Understand If You Grew Up In Illinois

Between our agricultural history and our folklore, Illinois has developed many superstitions over the years. Though most know these myths are to be taken with a grain of salt, there are still many who believe they are true.

Strange sightings to wacky practices make up this list of 10 things Illinoisans are superstitious about. Check them out:

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For more weird facts about our state, check out these 16 crazy traditions you’ll only get if you grew up in Illinois.

What other superstitions have you heard growing up in Illinois? Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!