Windy City Ghosts Blog


The Legend of Resurrection Mary

Posted on September 29, 2021
One of Chicago’s most famous ghosts stories is that of Resurrection Mary. The legend goes that she was killed in a hit-and-run while walking home from a ball sometime in the 1920s. Ever since, the g...

The Old Joliet Prison

Posted on September 23, 2021
The Old Joliet Prison just outside of Chicago was the site of hundreds of executions and held notorious criminals like John Wayne Gacy and Baby Face Nelson. The imposingly dark appearance of the priso...

The Iroquois Theatre Fire

Posted on September 23, 2021
On the morning of December 30th, 1903, a blaze ignited within the Iroquois Theatre that would take the lives of over 600 people. Theatre patrons were burned alive, trampled to death, and trapped in th...