Haunted Aurora

Author(s): Diane A. Ladley
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2010
Product Number: EB00741874
Released: Nov 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781614234128
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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The fascinating ghost stories behind Illinois's "City of Cemeteries"—photos included! Aurora was the first Illinois city to have electric streetlights, but a dark history has resisted illumination as stubbornly as the chilly corner of the old roundhouse repels the summer heat . . . Learn why Aurora counts "City of Cemeteries" among its nicknames as Diane Ladley describes the nineteenth-century doctor suspected of trading bodies between his cancer center and a neighboring graveyard. Other eerie legends and strange stories revealed in this book include the marauding brave brought to justice in the Devil's Cave by his own tribe, the sweet legacy of NFL great Walter Payton, and the elephants that saved a circus from a tornado.

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