Go Back   Club Lexus Forums > Local Chapters and Regional Forums > Chicago Lexus Club
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?

Travel these 10 creepy illinois roads… if you dare

Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-18-14, 11:35 AM   #1
LEXUS_KID
Lexus Fanatic
Trader Score: (4)
 
LEXUS_KID's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: IN THE POKER ROOM!!!!
Posts: 10,792
Send a message via AIM to LEXUS_KID Send a message via Yahoo to LEXUS_KID
Default Travel these 10 creepy illinois roads… if you dare

1) Kennedy Hill Road
Bryon, IL

From December 1980-January 1981, dozens of motorists reported seeing a woman, soon to be known as “The Phantom Lady of Kennedy Hill Road” walking along the road. However, after winter of 1981, she disappeared, never to be seen again.



2) Shoe Factory Road
Elgin, IL

Shoe Factory Road has not one, but two haunted sites: a farm and the site of an old Spanish Colonial revival house. Although the structures at both sites have been demolished, both sites have been rumored to host multiple murders, so they are said to be haunted.



3) Cherry Road
Oswego, IL

A young couple allegedly took the nearly 90-degree turn at the end of the road too fast after their prom. The woman died and her boyfriend wrote “help” on the road in his own blood. The woman’s ghost has been sited at the bend.



4) Dug Hill Road
Jonesboro, IL

There are three stories associated with Dug Hill Road. The first involves Union deserters killing Provost Marshal Welsh on the road, and Welsh’s ghost allegedly haunts the road. The second involves a man who witnessed a spectral wagon pass over his own head. The third is the tale of “the boger,” a nine- to 11-foot-tall creature wearing black pants, a white shirt and a scarf.



5) 7th Avenue Dead End
Sterling, IL

At the dead end of 7th Avenue and east Second Street in Sterling, residents report seeing and hearing a ghostly woman. Rumor has it she’s looking for a lost child who either drowned in the river or was hit by the railroad tracks nearby.



6) Cole Hollow Road

Creve Coeur, IL

This is the location of several bigfoot sightings in the 1970s. The best is described as being eight to 10 feet tall with three toes and thick white fur.



7) Bloods Point Road
Boone County, IL

Bloods Point Road is rumored to be one of the most haunted roads in the country. People claim have seen everything from disembodied ghosts to phantom vehicles. Additionally, The Bloods Point Cemetery is also rumored to be haunted and guarded by hellhounds.



8) Lebanon Road
St. Clair County/Madison County, IL

Lebanon Road is home to seven abandoned railroad bridges, also known as the Seven Gates of Hell. Rumor is that if someone drives under all seven bridges and enters the last one at the stroke of midnight, they will be transported to hell.



9) Cuba Road
Barrington, IL

Cuba road is home to the haunted White Cemetery, where witnesses have seen white, floating globes. In addition to hosting the cemetery, Cuba road is supposedly the site of a vanishing house and phantom cars, among other paranormal activity.



10) Archer Avenue
Willow Springs, IL

The area between Resurrection Cemetery and St. James-Sag Church on Archer Avenue is supposedly one of the most haunted areas in the Chicago area. Like many of the other roads on this list, Archer avenue is home to multiple supernatural forces, including Resurrection Mary, a hitchhiking phantom and various phantom monks who haunt St. James-Sag.
This ad is not displayed to registered members.
Register your free account today and become a member on Club Lexus!
Attached Images
 
__________________
http://www.clublexus.com/gallery/data//500/lexus_kidsigx.jpg


~WEALTH IS WHAT YOU ACCUMULATE, NOT WHAT YOU SPEND~
LEXUS_KID is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-18-14, 11:32 PM   #2
ls400love
Driver
Trader Score: (2)
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: IL
Posts: 139
Default

This is so cool thanks for sharing man!
ls400love is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-14, 07:44 AM   #3
97-SC300
Lexus Fanatic
Trader Score: (13)
 
97-SC300's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Ohio
Posts: 7,028
Default

I drove several times on Shoe Factory Road (Elgin, IL) over the years and never noticed anything....I'll pay closer attention next time.

Also Cuba Road (Barrington, IL) never struck me as a scary road haha!
__________________


1997 SC300 Platinum/Black | 2JZGTE | 550CC | USDM cams/turbos | V160 | 6spd 3.13 Diff | PHR 3.5" one-piece driveshaft | PHR 4" Custom Exhaust | RMM DP | RPS Twin Carbon | Mines ECU | Cusco Zero2e Coilovers | Daizen Sway Bars | TSX HID Retrofit | Brembo GT 6/piston front | TT rear BBK | Work Meister S1-CCW Classics | TT Radiator | Katzkin Seats | Vertex Side Markers | Dynamat equipped
97-SC300 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-14, 09:33 AM   #4
mexikan
Driver
Trader Score: (0)
 
mexikan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: il
Posts: 161
Default

Cool.... I'm going to try to drive around those areas....
mexikan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-14, 09:33 AM
 
 
 
 
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
MVP Track Time 2014 Track Dates Feffman Road Course and Auto-X 2 Today 04:13 AM
MVP Track Time 2014 Midwest Track Dates Feffman Great Lakes 1 08-16-14 05:18 AM
IL WTB: dr's side window control unit 92LS jerryparks General Classifieds 0 05-23-14 06:15 PM

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:08 PM.

Join ClubLexus
Advertising


Copyright © 2000-2008 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms of Use | JOBS


Get all contact info