Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery
Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery is a small, abandoned cemetery in Bremen Township, Cook County, Illinois in Chicago’s southwest suburbs. It is well known for its haunted reputation and supposed ghost sightings.
The white lady (or “white madonna”)– she walks the grounds carrying an infant during the full moon.
Phantom farmhouse– a ghostly farmhouse which is purported to shimmer, float, and then vanish; his was most often reported during the 1950s. There are also reports by witnesses of the house shrinking as they approach it, then disappearing altogether.
A farmer and his plow-horse– both victims of a plowing accident, dragged to their deaths into the nearby slough.
A two-headed ghost– near the same slough
Religious monks– as late as 1984, witnesses reported seeing numerous figures dressed in monk’s robes throughout the cemetery
A black dog– witnesses in the 1990s reported seeing this manifestation at the cemetery’s entrance; it would disappear when they approached it.
Phantom cars- Many visitors have reported hearing & seeing ghost cars on a nearby road
The “woman sitting on the grave”– a notable photograph which ran in the Chicago Sun-Times, purportedly showing a transparent woman sitting on a tombstone; the apparition was not visible when the photograph was taken.
What has been reported?
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