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Eerie Haunts in Alton, Illinois - My Little Life's Journeys
If you read my last post, I mentioned I was going to recount my spine-tingling journey through the streets of Alton, Illinois, so here I go. Even though Alton is not the largest town, they sure had their fair share of ghostly haunts. So, in keeping with the spirit of Halloween, I’ll post a ghost story per day, until All Hallows’ Eve. Now, I wouldn’t say I’m a believer or non-believer in ghosts or spirits, but sometimes it just feels like there is someone there that isn’t. Like when you are downstairs and see a shadow pass along the top of the staircase, or you pass by a bedroom, and out of the corner of your eye, you swear you see a shadow or movement. It’s sometimes just an eerie presence when you walk into an old house. I’m not saying those are ghosts, but maybe just weird energy. I felt a lot of this strange energy while on the Alton Haunted Odyssey Tour. The tour began on the second floor of My Just Desserts, the restaurant we had had lunch at earlier in the day. The building is quite historical itself; it was once a law firm for …