A Small Town in Illinois is Said to be Among the Most Haunted Towns in the Nation
Ghostly legends surround this small town in Illinois.
The Most Haunted Small Town in America
Many towns across the country are rumored to be haunted, but one small town in Illinois takes the crown as the most haunted small town in the country. Alton, Illinois is a city located right on the Mississippi River, just about 18 miles north of St. Louis. Alton is known for not only being a part of the St. Louis metropolitan area but also for being haunted.
Alton, Illinois is said to be one of the most haunted small towns in America. Alton has become very well known for being haunted, and there are even books on the legends that surround Alton. Of course with the town being notoriously haunted, there are many ghost tours that you can go on that take you to see the haunted locations for yourself.
According to Alton Hauntings, the town has been the setting for many murders, crimes, deaths, and diseases and this history contributes to it's haunted legacy.
From those days, through the early 1900s, Alton saw more than its share of death, disease, disaster, violence, murder, and even the scars of the Civil War. Today, come see how the events of the past have created the hauntings of what is now being called "one of the most haunted small towns in America."
Haunted America Conference
With all of the local legends surrounding Alton, you can imagine it is the perfect setting for a haunted conference. For the past two decades, the Haunted America Conference has been hosting its spooky conference in Alton, and the conference will be back in 2024!
The next Haunted America Conference will take place from June 20th through the 23rd in 2024.
The Biggest and Best — and Original — Ghost Conference in America Returns in 2024 for our Spectacular Summer Event! New and Returning Speakers on Ghosts, Hauntings, the Paranormal, and the Unexplained — Plus How-to Workshops, Ghost Hunts, Special Events, Haunted Tours, and Much More!
DON’T MISS THE SUPERNATURAL EVENT OF 2024!
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