There’s Something Strange In the Neighborhood: Chicago’s Haunted History

Ghosts
Damian Siwiaszczyk / Flickr
Ghosts
Damian Siwiaszczyk / Flickr

There’s Something Strange In the Neighborhood: Chicago’s Haunted History

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Everyone’s got a ghost story — good, bad, scary, funny, real or complete fiction. Whether it’s a figure that disappeared the moment you looked, sounds in the house you can’t explain, your house keys moving from where you left them, or just a chill down your spine … we’ve all had experiences we couldn’t explain.

The question is: do you believe in ghosts?

We asked listeners to share their ghost stories around Chicago. We also heard from Chicago historian Adam Selzer, author of Mysterious Chicago, about the city’s spooky history of ghost sightings and famous haunts.