Illinois' Haunted Route 66 (Hardcover)

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Route 66 is no longer the main thoroughfare between Chicago and St. Louis, but if local lore is to be believed, ghostly traffic along the Mother Road continues unabated. Janice Tremeear chases down accounts of a man executed for witchcraft, the demon baby of Hull House and the secrets of H.H. Holmes's Murder Castle." Native American legends place the piasa bird in the skies above the highway's southern stretch with the same insistence that characterize contemporary UFO sightings in the north. In between, spirits such as Resurrection Mary join the throng of hapless souls wandering the roadside of the Prairie State's most famous byway.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781540222565
ISBN-10: 154022256X
Publisher: History Press Library Editions
Publication Date: October 1st, 2013
Pages: 114
Language: English