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Resurrection Mary 
 St. Valentine's Day Massacre
Archer Avenue 
Bachelors Grove 
John Dillinger
Limestone Ghosts
The Eastland Disaster 
The Iroqouis Theater 
and Death Alley 
Ghosts of Prairie Avenue
Bishop Muldoon
The Luetgert Sausage 
Factory Murder 
H.H. Holmes (The Devil in the White City)
The Hancock Building and "Ghostbusters" 
Wrigley Field and the 
Curse of the Billy Goat 
Vanishing Hitchhikers 
Rosehill Cemetery 
Graceland Cemetery  
Rico D's 
The Willowbrook Ballroom
St. James-Sag Cemetery
Kaiser Hall 
Chinatown
The Curse of Streeterville 
The Museum of Science 
and Industry
 
Leopold and Loeb
Ghosts of the Cook County 
Forest Preserves 
Robinson Woods
Hull House
Al Capone
O'Hare Airport
La Llarona 
Archer Woods Cemetery
Marshall Field and Co. (Macy's) 
Navy Pier and The Lake 
Michigan Triangle 
Seaweed Charlie and 
Calvary Cemetery

Mount Carmel Cemetery and 
Julia Buccola

Frank Leavy's Hand of Death 
The Music Box Theater




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Books by Ursula Bielski

Have you taken the tour? Are you about to take the tour? Read the books that started it all. Books are also available worldwide at Amazon.com, etc. and at most Illinois booksellers.  

Chicago Haunts: Ghostlore of the Windy City

Click here to buy the book!From ruthless gangsters to restless mail order kings, from the Fort Dearborn Massacre to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, the phantom remains of the passionate people and volatile events of Chicago history have made the Second City second to none in the annals of American ghostlore.

With the first edition of Chicago Haunts, author Ursula Bielski captured 160 years of Chicago's haunted history in the first volume ever devoted to this intriguing subject. Combining lively storytelling with in-depth historical research, exclusive interviews, and insights from parapsychology, Bielski penned a unique and fascinating exploration of the region's supernatural folklore.

Now in this revised edition, Bielski has expanded on many of the original stories, presenting dozens of new firsthand accounts and a compelling new theory about the real Resurrection Mary. Join her armchair expedition through haunted cemeteries, forest preserves, homes, churches, schools, military sites, and restaurants in search of Chicago's favorite phantoms.


More Chicago Haunts: Scenes From Myth and Memory

Click here to buy the book!Chicago. A town with a past. A people haunted by its history in more ways than one. A "windy city" with tales to tell . . .

Critics called Ursula Bielski's Chicago Haunts: Ghostlore of the Windy City a "must-read," "a masterpiece of the genre," and "an absolutely first-rate book," and readers agreed.

Now she's back with more history, more legends, and more hauntings, including the personal scary stories of Chicago Haunts readers.

More Chicago Haunts brings you the Ovaltine factory haunts, the Monster of 63rd Street's castle of terror, phantom blueberry muffins, the ghosts of Wrigley Field, Al Capone's yacht, and 45 other glimpses into the haunted myths and memories of Chicagoland.

Chicago Haunts 3: Locked-up Stories from an October City

Click here to buy the book!The third and edgiest volume in Bielski's popular series includes tales of Chicago's most gruesome killers, Richard Speck and John Wayne Gacy, tales of the Cook County Courthouse, Dunning Asylum, the Palatine Chicken Massacre, E2 Nightclub Stampede, and many others, along with--for the first time--Bielski's own recollections of growing up haunted in one of the world's most haunted cities.

Graveyards of Chicago: The People, History, Art, and Lore of Cook County Cemeteries

Click here to buy the book!Ever wonder where Al Capone is buried? How about Clarence Darrow? Muddy Waters? Harry Caray? Or maybe Brady Bunch patriarch Robert Reed? And what really lies beneath home plate at Wrigley Field? Graveyards of Chicago answers these and other cryptic questions as it charts the lore and lure of Chicago's ubiquitous burial grounds.

Like the livelier neighborhoods that surround them, Chicago's cemeteries are often crowded, sometimes weary, ever-sophisticated, and full of secrets. They are home not only to thousands of individuals who fashioned the city's singular culture and character, but also to impressive displays of art and architecture, landscaping and limestone, egoism and ethnic pride, and the constant reminder that although physical life must end for us all, personal note—and notoriety—last forever.

Grab a shovel and tag along as Ursula Bielski, local historian and author of Chicago Haunts, and Matt Hucke, photographer and creator of www.graveyards.com, unearth the legends and legacies that mark Chicago's silent citizens—from larger-than-lifers and local heroes, to clerics and comedians, machine mayors and machine-gunners.


Creepy Chicago: A Ghosthunter's Tales of the City's Scariest Sites

Click here to buy the book!You are about to take an armchair excursion through one of America's greatest cities—Chicago! Like the millions of tourists who visit "The Windy City" each year, you'll make stops at world-famous museums, marvel at towering skyscrapers, explore the town's terrific neighborhoods, and speed along the shore of Lake Michigan on fabulous Lake Shore Drive. But unlike those other tourists, we won't be searching for priceless paintings, pioneering architecture, local heritage, or luscious views. We’re on the lookout for . . . g-g-g-g-ghosts!

Chicago's history is full of scary stories, terrible fires, hard times, and the toughest gangsters ever known. What's more, Chicagoans have always loved to tell of terrifying events that happened—and still happen—to ordinary people. Hitchhiking phantoms, mysterious handprints, perfectly preserved corpses: tales of these and other oddities are told every day in each of the city's neighborhoods, making Chicago's supernatural folklore some of the strangest in the world. But this folklore tells more than mere ghost stories; it tells a lot about the many kinds of people that have lived—and died—in this endlessly intriguing city.