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Spooked in the Alton City Cemetery - My Little Life's Journeys
There aren’t many things spookier than being in a cemetery, at night, by yourself. Been there, done that… The Alton City Cemetery was the second stop on our Alton Haunted Odyssey Tour. The trolley parked in front of the well-lit Elijah Lovejoy monument, which I mentioned in one of my earlier posts. So far, so good. Not sure why all my photos have a weird green tint, but I feel it adds a creepy effect. No, it’s not an Instagram filter. The base of the monument is surrounded by The Whispering Wall. Of course that sounds spooky, but what does it mean? Basically, two people can sit on opposite ends of the wall, whisper to each other, and be heard perfectly clear. I had to try it. Here was the first time I got left behind by the rest of the group. But they didn’t go too far, just into the darkness of the cemetery, no big deal…right? It was completely black; why aren’t there any lights in a cemetery? No one wants to wake the dead, I guess (haha…). Having caught up with the group (it was pretty easy at a brisk walk), I still wanted pictures, and wanted …