Hell’s Half Acre Bridge

The  Taylorville Now, Then, Forever Facebook group has good stories to tell. A person posted a picture of Hell’s Half Acre Bridge and people responded. One person, Cheryl Craig, said, “…haunted by a lady that walks across it at midnight!” Another person, Jessica Adamson replied, “…we left going towards the elevators and there was a little girl […]

UFO Spotted In Taylorville: 10/17/2016

Occurred : 10/17/2016 19:00 (Entered as : 10/1716 19:00) Reported: 10/18/2016 12:50:27 AM 00:50 Posted: 10/21/2016 Location: Taylorville, IL Shape: Circle Duration: 4 minutes Observed bright ball going slowly north to south slowly. 3 miles south of route 29. It then stopped, became very very bright, shot eastward at a high rate and vanished. Source: http://www.nuforc.org/webreports/130/S130678.html

HELL’S HALF ACRE: THE HISTORY OF THE LEGENDARY GHOST TOWN OF CHRISTIAN COUNTY. (1855 TO 1880)

Source: Christian Co., IL. Genealogical & Historical Societies “HELL’S HALF ACRE:  THE HISTORY OF THE LEGENDARY GHOST TOWN OF CHRISTIAN COUNTY.  (1855 TO 1880)             Much speculation has went around present day Christian County about the location, history of and the demise of the village of Half Acre, better known as Hell’s Half Acre.  To the […]

UFO Sighting. Princeton, IL 1973

June 14, 1973; Princeton, IL UFOs were sighted by three young girls traveling Interstate 80, five ‘miles west of Princeton at approximately 3:38 a.m. State Police District 7 in Rock Island reported. The girls, ages 18 and 19, from Albany, N.Y., and Bristolville, Ohio, told investigating troopers that they had seen a silver, gray and […]

UFO Sighting, Peru Illinois

Occurred: 11/3/2015 20:30 (Entered as: 11/03/15 20:30) Reported: 11/3/2015 7:04:46 PM 19:04 Posted: 11/6/2015 Location: Peru, IL LaSalle County Shape: Fireball Duration:3-4 seconds Illinois Valley green fireball. Standing in backyard with my dog and saw what appeared to be a green fireball with a red tail jet through the sky!!! Traveled east to west…it was […]