Peoria's Haunted Memories

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At the heart of Peoria's Haunted Memories is the rich and compelling history and folklore of the Peoria area. Buildings and cemeteries in and around the city provide ideal stomping grounds for many restless specters. In this collection of haunted sites, the reader will be introduced to some of Peoria's best-loved mansions, institutions, and graveyards, as well as many of its more illustrious citizens. From Bartonville State Hospital to Bradley University, historic downtown theaters, hotels and taverns, and local churches, where ghostly congregants and ministers continue to worship, this book presents these ghost stories and legends for the fi rst time together in print. In addition to providing thrilling tales, Peoria's Haunted Memories serves as a unique guide for the intrepid supernatural sleuth seeking confi rmation that the dead do not always rest in peace.
ISBN: 9780738560083
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Illinois
Images: 76
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Stephanie E. McCarthy received her bachelor of the arts from Southern Illinois University and her Juris Doctor from the Southern Illinois University School of Law and is an attorney working in the Peoria area. She is also a member of and volunteer docent at the Peoria Historical Society.
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