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Peoria S Haunted Memories

Peorias Haunted Memories
Author: Stephanie E. McCarthy
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439620970
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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.
Peoria's Haunted Memories
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Stephanie E. McCarthy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-14 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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.
Haunted Colleges and Universities
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Tom Ogden
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
DIVAmong our country's treasures are its colleges and universities, meccas of culture and higher learning--and paranormal activity. Haunted Colleges and Universities, a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings at colleges and universities, will leave readers delightfully frightened. /div
Tulsa's Haunted Memories
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Teri French
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-18 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Welcome to a window into the past. Tulsas Haunted Memories explores the forgotten history and lost folklore of Americas Most Beautiful City. Tulsas haunting history will captivate the reader with the secrets it holds from its intriguing past. Mystery and mystique follow Tulsas urban legends and prove that truth can be stranger than fiction. Once known as the oil capital of the world, its streets were not only lined in Black Gold, but also tales of a time when ruthlessness and lawlessness ruled the city. Discover these places and stories that have left their ghostly impressions on Tulsa.
Real Hauntings — 3-Book Bundle
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Mark Leslie, Jenny Jelen
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-01 - Publisher: Dundurn
This special three-book bundle collects three haunting books on the supernatural by Mark Leslie. In Spooky Sudbury and Haunted Hamilton he relays creepy tales from two of Canada’s cities. Lock the doors and turn on all the lights before you settle down with these stories, because once you begin to read about the supernatural elements that lurk within these seemingly normal towns in Southern Ontario, strange bumps in the night will take on new, more sinister meanings. In Tomes of Terror Leslie has compiled true stories of the supernatural in literary locales, complete with hair-raising first-person accounts. You may even recognize a spectre of your local library lurking in these true stories and photographs. If you have ever felt an indescribable presence hanging about a quiet bookshop, then you’ll enjoy these fascinating and haunting tales. Haunted Hamilton Spooky Sudbury Tomes of Terror
Tomes of Terror
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Mark Leslie
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-10 - Publisher: Dundurn
A supernatural tour of bookstores and libraries around the world, focusing on the ghost stories from haunted locations. Throughout history, books have inspired, informed, entertained, and enriched us. They have also kept us up through the night, thrilled us, and lured into their endless depths. Tomes of Terror is a celebration and an eerie look at the siren call of literature and the unexplained and fascinating stories associated with bookish locations around the world. Mark Leslie’s latest paranormal page-turner is a compendium of true stories of the supernatural in literary locales, complete with hair-raising first-person accounts. You may even recognize a spectre of your local library lurking in these true stories and photographs. If you have ever felt an indescribable presence hanging about a quiet bookshop, then you’ll enjoy these fascinating and haunting tales.
Real Hauntings 4-Book Bundle
Language: en
Pages: 932
Authors: Mark Leslie, Jenny Jelen
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-28 - Publisher: Dundurn
Experience a ghostly thrill with Mark Leslie’s four books on strange supernatural happenings. Creepy Capital True stories of ghostly encounters and creepy locales lurk throughout the Ottawa region. Come along with Canada’s paranormal raconteur extraordinaire, Mark Leslie, and discover the first-person accounts of ghostly happenings at landmarks throughout the historic city and surrounding towns. Haunted Hamilton From the Hermitage ruins to Dundurn Castle, from the Customs House to Stoney Creek Battlefield Park, the city of Hamilton, Ontario, is steeped in a rich history and culture. But beneath the surface of the Steel City there dwells a darker heart — from the shadows of yesteryear arise the unexplained, the bizarre, and the chilling. Spooky Sudbury From haunted mine shafts to inexplicable lights in the northern sky, there are strange things afoot in the peaceful northern municipality of Sudbury; eerie phenomenon that will amaze, give you pause, make you wonder, and have you looking twice at what might first appear to be innocent shadows. Tomes of Terror It’s been said that books have a life of their own, but there’s more than literature lurking in the cobwebbed recesses of dusty bookstores and libraries across Canada. Read about some of the most celebrated
Haunting the Prairie
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Michael Kleen
Categories: Ghosts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: Black Oak Media
An organized and comprehensive guide to Illinois' haunted and legendary places, Haunting the prairie contains 130 mystery sites and 60 individual illustrations and maps, plus a bibliographic timeline of paranormal and folklore research in Illinois. The author examines the sites and the history, as well as the hobbyists and professionals who explore the strange and unusual in the state. Divided among eight distinct regions and listed by county, each location features a description, directions, and information drawn from a diverse variety of books and articles.
Bittersweet Memories
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Gary L. Lisman, Arlene Parr
Categories: Mental health facilities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Trafford Publishing
This book seeks to understand what really happened at the Peoria State Hospital during its fascinating history and to do so as accurately as possible. In the end, the individual reader will be allowed to draw his or her own conclusions regarding the hospital and those who call it their "home."
Peoria Public Library List of English Fiction, French Fiction, and Juveniles
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Peoria Public Library (Peoria, Ill.)
Categories: Children's literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1894 - Publisher:
A catalog of juvenile and fiction books held by the Peoria Public Library, in one alphabetical listing.
Haunted Heritage
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Michael Norman, Beth Scott
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-10-18 - Publisher: Forge Books
Heralded across the country in newspapers ranging from The New York Times Book Review and The Baltimore Sun to The Minneapolis Star Tribune and The Denver Post, and in magazines as diverse as Chicago and Library Journal, the Haunted America series has attracted widespread acclaim as a virtual spectral travelogue through the byways and highways of North America. Haunted Heritage: A Definitive Collection of American Ghost Stories, the latest volume in the series. Continues its recounting of supernatural explorations, collecting a comprehensive compendium of ghostly tales, not penned by fictioneers such as Poe and King, but passed on by word of mouth and preserved by memory as actual windows on our nation's haunted past. The authors have compiled an astounding collection of American ghost stories. Based on interviews with eyewitnesses, unearthed ancient archives, overheard tales, and actual paranormal visitations and explorations. From the "Haunts of Ivy," a survey of university ghosts, to an overview of spectral lights, from revolutionary spirits in New England to beyond the grave occurrences in the Badlands, Haunted Heritage is the ghost story collection for all of North America. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.