Ghost Picture of the Day: Boy at the House of Seven Gables

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Taken at the historic House of the Seven Gables mansion, this eerie pic shows what appears to be a boy rising from the brush. Built in 1668, the home once belonged to author Nathaniel Hawthorne’s kin and was the inspiration for his famous novel, The House of the Seven Gables. Hawthorne grew up nearby and reportedly played at the mansion as a boy. Is that his spirit in the bushes? Or does it belong to his son Julian, as some speculate?

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Creepy Photo of the Day: The Face in the Cave

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Does this photo from Pittsfield, Massachusetts capture a ghost in a cave?

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Eerie Eateries: 100 Haunted Restaurants in the United States (Illinois – Missouri)

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Here’s the second installment of a four-part series featuring 100 haunted restaurants from across the United States (first part here). Have you visited any of the places on the list?


The Country House
A young woman reportedly haunts The Country House Restaurant in Clarendon Hills. Legend has the woman committed suicide sometime in the 1950s and now makes her presence known by opening shutters, moving around pots and pans, and playing music on the jukebox in the middle of the night. People have also spotted the young woman beckoning customers from an upstairs window.

241 55th Street
Clarendon Hills, IL 60514

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One Eleven Main
Galena’s One Eleven Main, once the site of a mortuary and casket-making company, now has a haunting reputation. The executive chef photographed what he believes are three ghosts playing outside the historic restaurant (photo here), and another employee found the name “John” written in sawdust.

111 North Main Street
Galena, Illinois 61036

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