Greenwood Cemetery - Haunted Decatur, Illinois. A little boy named Michael wanders around, a little girl with a doll takes flowers off of other graves and puts them on her own, confederate soldiers and a great old witch are a few spirits that are claimed to reside there. One of the Top 10 Haunted Cemeteries In The United States.
The beginnings of Greenwood Cemetery are a mystery. There is no record to say when the first burials took place on the land that would later be called "Greenwood". The cemetery is the oldest burial ground still in existence in the city today but as the reader just discovered in the preceding pages, it was not the first. The Native Americans of the Illiniwek Confederation were the first to settle in the area around Decatur. Before they settled here, the lands of middle Illinois wer
Short Bull, Brule (or Sicangu) Sioux, by Heyn. Sometimes called Arnold Short Bull. Along with Kicking Bear, he was the principal leader of the Ghost Dance religion among the Sioux at Pine Ridge and Standing Rock Agencies. He was imprisoned in Illinois for a short period after Wounded Knee and then joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show. Born 1845, died 1915.
Harrold House in Decatur, Illinois, while attending the recent Ghost Conference there. The house is located at 746 West Wood Street in Decatur. It belongs to Amy and Tim Patrick, who live there with their two small children. There are three known ghosts: a small boy, a woman who stands on the front porch, and a middle-aged man. The man is most likely Frank Harrold, who was involved in a scandal centering around a missing $25,000 from the local bank he worked for.