Chicago Haunted Places

Halloween is all about ghosts and ghoulish fun, but don?t forget about the real-life ghost hunting you can do in the Chicago area!
October 20, 2013 7:30:06 AM PDT
Halloween is all about ghosts and ghoulish fun, but don't forget about the real-life ghost hunting you can do in the Chicago area!

You can find inspiration in the book, "Chicago Haunted Handbook." (www.AmericasHauntedRoadTrip.com) There are stories about cemeteries, bars and restaurants, even bridges and parks. One of the authors, Vince Sheilds, joined us in our ABC7 studio to tell us about a few spooky places.

A Few Haunted Locations:

1. Eastland Disaster Site
Address:
Wacker Drive between Clark and LaSalle Street Bridges at the Chicago river

2. Channing Park
Address:
63 S. Channing St., Elgin
Hours:
dawn til dusk

3. Edgewater Athletic Club
Address:
1040 W. Granville, Chicago
Hours:
Monday through Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

4. Fireside Lounge
Address:
5739 N. Ravenswood
Chicago
Hours:
Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 4 a.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. - 5 a.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 a.m.
Web site:
www.firesidechicago.com

Links:
www.AmericasHauntedRoadTrip.com
www.facebook.com/AHRT.books