Bachelor's Grove Cemetery.

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Midlothian, Illinois

The abandoned Bachelor's Grove Cemetery on the outskirts of Chicago, hidden in the woods, was once a popular hangout for bored teenagers.

They apparently were not alone -- coming home with tales of vanishing cars and a vanishing house, blue and red spook lights, trees that shook when there was no wind, a variety of ghosts, and a two-headed man who was sometimes seen swimming in the cemetery pond. The Cemetery is still here, and so, supposedly, are the ghosts. The teens have moved on.

Most Haunted U.S. Cemetery?

Bachelor's Grove Cemetery

143rd Ave., Midlothian, IL
Bachelor's Grove Cemetery. On the southwest outskirts of Chicago. I-80 exit 148B. North five miles on Hwy 43/Harlem Ave. Turn right onto 143rd Ave. and drive 1.5 miles. Turn left and park in the Rubio Woods parking lot. Walk back to 143rd Ave., look to the right, and see the large phone towers. Cross the road to the south side. The trail to the Cemetery is just to the right of the towers, leading to the right and south, back into the woods. Follow the trail for a quarter-mile, and the cemetery will be on the right.
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