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Discover what thousands of other people have found out since 1994 -- that we offer the most authentic, best-researched, and most entertaining tours in the state! Created by author Troy Taylor, it won't matter which city you come to to find that there are no "ordinary ghost tours," but history tours that capture the eerie hauntings that have been created by events of the past! Our tours are staffed by authors, historians and real-life ghost hunters with a genuine interest in the supernatural. Join us in any of our cities for tours, dinners, special events and more and we are confident you'll find that we may be often imitated, but we're never equaled! 

  AMERICAN HAUNTINGS PODCAST  Want the behind-the-scenes stories of haunted locations, strange tales and eerie hauntings, join Cody Beck and author Troy Taylor for the American Hauntings podcast!   CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE AND WHERE TO DOWNLOAD IT FOR FREE!

AMERICAN HAUNTINGS PODCAST
Want the behind-the-scenes stories of haunted locations, strange tales and eerie hauntings, join Cody Beck and author Troy Taylor for the American Hauntings podcast! CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE AND WHERE TO DOWNLOAD IT FOR FREE!

  AMERICAN HAUNTINGS GHOST HUNTS  Paranormal Investigations. No hype. No distractions. Authentic events for those who want to experience the unknown without all of the clutter.     CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT'S NEW   !

AMERICAN HAUNTINGS GHOST HUNTS
Paranormal Investigations. No hype. No distractions. Authentic events for those who want to experience the unknown without all of the clutter. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT'S NEW!

  HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE 2019  America's Original Ghost Conference will be returning to Alton, Illinois in June 2018! Keep an eye out for details on the next amazing event! Tickets on Sale starting January 7, 2019!   CLICK HERE TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR DETAILS!

HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE 2019
America's Original Ghost Conference will be returning to Alton, Illinois in June 2018! Keep an eye out for details on the next amazing event! Tickets on Sale starting January 7, 2019! CLICK HERE TO KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR DETAILS!

HAUNTED JACKSONVILLE DINNER AND SPIRITS EVENT FOR 2018!

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  ONLY ONE TOUR IN JACKSONVILLE FOR HALLOWEEN SEASON 2018!  You don't want to miss it, so make your reservations now!   OCTOBER 19: HAUNTED JACKSONVILLE DINNER AND SPIRITS 7:00 PM -   Hosted by Troy and Lisa, authors of  Haunted Jacksonville!    Join us for this special evening on Friday, October 19, as we go on search of the lingering spirits of Jacksonville, the legendary "Athens of the West!" We'll start off the night at local favorite Leo's Italian Ristorante and then embark on a walking tour of the downtown's most haunted locations! The tour reveals the history of the hauntings that still linger in Jacksonville offers the true stories behind the tales that have been part of the city's lore for generations! Explore the legends and lore of MacMurray College, the Emporium, Hockenhull Building, the former Williamson Funeral Home, and much more! Don't miss out on our ONLY tour for 2018 and join us for Dinner and Spirits in Jacksonville! $45    CLICK HERE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS FOR THIS EVENT!

ONLY ONE TOUR IN JACKSONVILLE FOR HALLOWEEN SEASON 2018!
You don't want to miss it, so make your reservations now!

OCTOBER 19: HAUNTED JACKSONVILLE DINNER AND SPIRITS
7:00 PM - 
Hosted by Troy and Lisa, authors of Haunted Jacksonville!

Join us for this special evening on Friday, October 19, as we go on search of the lingering spirits of Jacksonville, the legendary "Athens of the West!" We'll start off the night at local favorite Leo's Italian Ristorante and then embark on a walking tour of the downtown's most haunted locations! The tour reveals the history of the hauntings that still linger in Jacksonville offers the true stories behind the tales that have been part of the city's lore for generations! Explore the legends and lore of MacMurray College, the Emporium, Hockenhull Building, the former Williamson Funeral Home, and much more! Don't miss out on our ONLY tour for 2018 and join us for Dinner and Spirits in Jacksonville! $45

CLICK HERE TO MAKE RESERVATIONS FOR THIS EVENT!

HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOURS FOR FALL 2018!

 The  Haunted Carlinville Tour  from American Hauntings is a historical tour of the hauntings that linger in the small town of Carlinville, Illinois -- home to coal mine history, Sears homes, the "Million Dollar Courthouse," Blackburn College, and a myriad of ghosts -- in the heart of Macoupin County! A spine-tingling and entertaining trip back in time from an award-winning tour company that has been offering history and hauntings tours since  1994!

The Haunted Carlinville Tour from American Hauntings is a historical tour of the hauntings that linger in the small town of Carlinville, Illinois -- home to coal mine history, Sears homes, the "Million Dollar Courthouse," Blackburn College, and a myriad of ghosts -- in the heart of Macoupin County! A spine-tingling and entertaining trip back in time from an award-winning tour company that has been offering history and hauntings tours since 1994!

  GHOSTS OF THE PRAIRIE  -- The hauntings of Carlinville -- along with those of the infamous Macoupin County Courthouse -- are featured in the book by Troy Taylor!   CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY!

GHOSTS OF THE PRAIRIE -- The hauntings of Carlinville -- along with those of the infamous Macoupin County Courthouse -- are featured in the book by Troy Taylor! CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR COPY!

  THE HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOURS BEGIN AT THE MACOUPIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE  -- The tours go into the courthouse during the evening to reveal the history and hauntings of this infamous location. We'll also be offering ghost hunts at the courthouse this season!

THE HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOURS BEGIN AT THE MACOUPIN COUNTY COURTHOUSE -- The tours go into the courthouse during the evening to reveal the history and hauntings of this infamous location. We'll also be offering ghost hunts at the courthouse this season!

HAUNTED CARLINVILLE SCHEDULE FOR 2018!

  HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR OCTOBER 6, 2018 | 7:00 PM  Join us for our acclaimed Haunted History Tour of downtown Carlinville! Discover the legends, lore, and most haunted places in the city with a first-hand look at how the events of the past have shaped the eerie happenings of today. Includes a late-night visit to the Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that a member of our staff actually quit rather than go back inside after dark? Get ready to experience our local ghosts!  CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR
OCTOBER 6, 2018 | 7:00 PM

Join us for our acclaimed Haunted History Tour of downtown Carlinville! Discover the legends, lore, and most haunted places in the city with a first-hand look at how the events of the past have shaped the eerie happenings of today. Includes a late-night visit to the Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that a member of our staff actually quit rather than go back inside after dark? Get ready to experience our local ghosts! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR OCTOBER 13, 2018 | 7:00 PM  Join us for our acclaimed Haunted History Tour of downtown Carlinville! Discover the legends, lore, and most haunted places in the city with a first-hand look at how the events of the past have shaped the eerie happenings of today. Includes a late-night visit to the Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that a member of our staff actually quit rather than go back inside after dark? Get ready to experience our local ghosts!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR
OCTOBER 13, 2018 | 7:00 PM

Join us for our acclaimed Haunted History Tour of downtown Carlinville! Discover the legends, lore, and most haunted places in the city with a first-hand look at how the events of the past have shaped the eerie happenings of today. Includes a late-night visit to the Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that a member of our staff actually quit rather than go back inside after dark? Get ready to experience our local ghosts! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR OCTOBER 20, 2018 | 7:00 PM  Join us for our acclaimed Haunted History Tour of downtown Carlinville! Discover the legends, lore, and most haunted places in the city with a first-hand look at how the events of the past have shaped the eerie happenings of today. Includes a late-night visit to the Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that a member of our staff actually quit rather than go back inside after dark? Get ready to experience our local ghosts!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR
OCTOBER 20, 2018 | 7:00 PM

Join us for our acclaimed Haunted History Tour of downtown Carlinville! Discover the legends, lore, and most haunted places in the city with a first-hand look at how the events of the past have shaped the eerie happenings of today. Includes a late-night visit to the Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that a member of our staff actually quit rather than go back inside after dark? Get ready to experience our local ghosts! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR OCTOBER 26, 2018 | 7:00 PM  Join us for our acclaimed Haunted History Tour of downtown Carlinville! Discover the legends, lore, and most haunted places in the city with a first-hand look at how the events of the past have shaped the eerie happenings of today. Includes a late-night visit to the Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that a member of our staff actually quit rather than go back inside after dark? Get ready to experience our local ghosts!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR
OCTOBER 26, 2018 | 7:00 PM

Join us for our acclaimed Haunted History Tour of downtown Carlinville! Discover the legends, lore, and most haunted places in the city with a first-hand look at how the events of the past have shaped the eerie happenings of today. Includes a late-night visit to the Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that a member of our staff actually quit rather than go back inside after dark? Get ready to experience our local ghosts! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

other illinois ghost tours from american hauntings

  WEIRD CHICAGO TOURS | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS  Ghosts, Gangsters, Mystery & Mayhem of the Windy City!   CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE AND RESERVATIONS!

WEIRD CHICAGO TOURS | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Ghosts, Gangsters, Mystery & Mayhem of the Windy City!
CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE AND RESERVATIONS!

  ALTON HAUNTINGS TOURS | ALTON, ILLINOIS  Discover the ghosts of "One of the Most Haunted Small Towns in America!"   CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE AND RESERVATIONS!

ALTON HAUNTINGS TOURS | ALTON, ILLINOIS
Discover the ghosts of "One of the Most Haunted Small Towns in America!"
CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE AND RESERVATIONS!

  HAUNTED DECATUR TOURS | DECATUR, ILLINOIS  Discover the Spirits, Secrets, Scandals and Sins of on one of the longest-running ghost tours in the state!    CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE AND RESERVATIONS!

HAUNTED DECATUR TOURS | DECATUR, ILLINOIS
Discover the Spirits, Secrets, Scandals and Sins of on one of the longest-running ghost tours in the state! 
CLICK HERE FOR SCHEDULE AND RESERVATIONS!

STORIES AND ARTICLES FROM HAUNTED ILLINOIS

  LOOKING FOR BOOKS ABOUT HAUNTED ILLINOIS?  Check out this selection of books from author Troy Taylor and American Hauntings ink!    CLICK HERE FOR BOOKS!

LOOKING FOR BOOKS ABOUT HAUNTED ILLINOIS? Check out this selection of books from author Troy Taylor and American Hauntings ink! 
CLICK HERE FOR BOOKS!

  LINCOLN'S PORTENT OF DOOM:  Did Lincoln really have a vision of his dark future?   CLICK HERE TO SEE!

LINCOLN'S PORTENT OF DOOM: Did Lincoln really have a vision of his dark future? CLICK HERE TO SEE!

  THE "SAUSAGE VAT MURDER":  The strange tale of Adolph Luetgert and his unlucky wife.   CLICK HERE!

THE "SAUSAGE VAT MURDER": The strange tale of Adolph Luetgert and his unlucky wife. CLICK HERE!

  CHICAGO'S HAUNTED POLICE STATIONS:  Strange tales from the 1900s. CLICK HERE!

CHICAGO'S HAUNTED POLICE STATIONS: Strange tales from the 1900s. CLICK HERE!

  MURDER ON SAXTOWN ROAD:  The Mystery, History & Hauntings of the Millstadt, Illinois Ax Murders!   CLICK HERE TO READ THE STORY!

MURDER ON SAXTOWN ROAD: The Mystery, History & Hauntings of the Millstadt, Illinois Ax Murders! CLICK HERE TO READ THE STORY!

  THE CURSED LIFE OF MARY LINCOLN:  Tragedy, tears and seances.   CLICK HERE FOR THE STORY!

THE CURSED LIFE OF MARY LINCOLN: Tragedy, tears and seances. CLICK HERE FOR THE STORY!

  THE EASTLAND DISASTER:  History and Hauntings of one of Illinois' most terrifying disasters.   CLICK HERE!

THE EASTLAND DISASTER: History and Hauntings of one of Illinois' most terrifying disasters. CLICK HERE!

  STARVED ROCK MURDERS:  Mystery, Murder and tales of a haunting.   CLICK HERE!

STARVED ROCK MURDERS: Mystery, Murder and tales of a haunting. CLICK HERE!

  THE MYSTERY OF THE ITALIAN BRIDE:  The haunting story of Julia Petta   CLICK HERE FOR THE EERIE STORY!

THE MYSTERY OF THE ITALIAN BRIDE: The haunting story of Julia Petta CLICK HERE FOR THE EERIE STORY!

  THE LEGENDS OF LAKEVIEW:  Hauntings of the old Hartford Castle, near Alton.   CLICK HERE TO SEE THE STORY!

THE LEGENDS OF LAKEVIEW: Hauntings of the old Hartford Castle, near Alton. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE STORY!

  THE HUNDLEY MURDERS:  Homicide and hauntings in Southern Illinois.   CLICK HERE!

THE HUNDLEY MURDERS: Homicide and hauntings in Southern Illinois. CLICK HERE!

  RESURRECTION MARY:  The last dance of Mary Bregovy and Chicago's famous ghost!   CLICK HERE!

RESURRECTION MARY: The last dance of Mary Bregovy and Chicago's famous ghost! CLICK HERE!

  THE LAKE CLUB GHOST:  The story of Rudy Cranor and a haunted Springfield nightclub!   CLICK HERE FOR THE STORY!

THE LAKE CLUB GHOST: The story of Rudy Cranor and a haunted Springfield nightclub! CLICK HERE FOR THE STORY!

  SCREAMING LIZZIE, CHICAGO AVENUE MARY  and other roadside ghosts!   CLICK HERE!

SCREAMING LIZZIE, CHICAGO AVENUE MARY and other roadside ghosts! CLICK HERE!

  OUR LADY OF ANGELS FIRE:  The eerie aftermath of the fatal fire!  CLICK HERE!

OUR LADY OF ANGELS FIRE: The eerie aftermath of the fatal fire! CLICK HERE!

  THE GIRL IN THE SNOW:  The haunting story of Marion Lambert.   CLICK HERE!

THE GIRL IN THE SNOW: The haunting story of Marion Lambert. CLICK HERE!