HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE 2019!   Tickets are now on sale for THE paranormal event of the year! This is our 23rd year of bringing you the finest speakers, guests, and events in the paranormal community. Founded in 1997, we set the stage for every ghost event that has followed. This is NOT some sort of "meet and greet" with "celebrities" who sit at tables so you can pay for autographs -- this is a speaker-based event with presentations, discussions, question and answer sessions, hands-on workshops, ghost hunts, tours, and much more! Tickets are already going fast, so don't miss out!  Ghosts, hauntings, and the most fun you'll have at a ghost event in 2018! Follow the link to get signed up and we'll see YOU in June 2018!   CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFO AND RESERVATIONS FOR 2019!

HAUNTED AMERICA CONFERENCE 2019!
Tickets are now on sale for THE paranormal event of the year! This is our 23rd year of bringing you the finest speakers, guests, and events in the paranormal community. Founded in 1997, we set the stage for every ghost event that has followed. This is NOT some sort of "meet and greet" with "celebrities" who sit at tables so you can pay for autographs -- this is a speaker-based event with presentations, discussions, question and answer sessions, hands-on workshops, ghost hunts, tours, and much more! Tickets are already going fast, so don't miss out!

Ghosts, hauntings, and the most fun you'll have at a ghost event in 2018! Follow the link to get signed up and we'll see YOU in June 2018! CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFO AND RESERVATIONS FOR 2019!

NEW BOOK FROM TROY TAYLOR — A SONG OF DANCE AND DEATH  Magic, Murder, Mayhem and the Diabolical Notes of the Devil’s Music!  NOW AVAILABLE! CLICK HERE FOR MORE!

NEW BOOK FROM TROY TAYLOR — A SONG OF DANCE AND DEATH
Magic, Murder, Mayhem and the Diabolical Notes of the Devil’s Music!
NOW AVAILABLE! CLICK HERE FOR MORE!

NEW AMERICAN HAUNTINGS SHIRT STORE!  Get all of the latest designs in shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and more!   CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SELECTION!

NEW AMERICAN HAUNTINGS SHIRT STORE! Get all of the latest designs in shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies, and more! CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SELECTION!

“AN EVENING WITH…” EVENTS FROM AMERICAN HAUNTINGS

SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING WITH THE DEAD:  Join author Troy Taylor on May 24, 2019, for dinner at the Mineral Springs Hotel, followed by an eerie presentation on American death and funeral customs! From the Puritans to the aftermath of the Civil War and the Victorian Celebration of Death, we delve into the rituals and customs of funerals, postmortem photographs, premature burial, mourning traditions, Spiritualism, and much more! You don’t want to miss this special event!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING WITH THE DEAD: Join author Troy Taylor on May 24, 2019, for dinner at the Mineral Springs Hotel, followed by an eerie presentation on American death and funeral customs! From the Puritans to the aftermath of the Civil War and the Victorian Celebration of Death, we delve into the rituals and customs of funerals, postmortem photographs, premature burial, mourning traditions, Spiritualism, and much more! You don’t want to miss this special event! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING WITH THE “BLACK DAHLIA”:  Join Troy Taylor on July 13, 2019 for dinner at the Mineral Springs Hotel, followed by “Fallen Angel,” the the true story of Elizabeth Short, the infamous “Black Dahlia,” which offers an in-depth look at her murder, which has become one of the most famous unsolved crimes in American history! Don’t miss out on his special event!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING WITH THE “BLACK DAHLIA”: Join Troy Taylor on July 13, 2019 for dinner at the Mineral Springs Hotel, followed by “Fallen Angel,” the the true story of Elizabeth Short, the infamous “Black Dahlia,” which offers an in-depth look at her murder, which has become one of the most famous unsolved crimes in American history! Don’t miss out on his special event! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING WITH THE AXMAN!  Join Troy Taylor on August 10, 2019 for a special event at the Mineral Springs Hotel for a dinner and spooky presentation of “Murdered in their Beds,” a trip back in time that explores the unsolved Midwest Ax Murders of the early 1900s, with a special look at the history and hauntings of the Villisca, Iowa, murders of 1912. You don’t want to miss it!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

SPECIAL EVENT: AN EVENING WITH THE AXMAN! Join Troy Taylor on August 10, 2019 for a special event at the Mineral Springs Hotel for a dinner and spooky presentation of “Murdered in their Beds,” a trip back in time that explores the unsolved Midwest Ax Murders of the early 1900s, with a special look at the history and hauntings of the Villisca, Iowa, murders of 1912. You don’t want to miss it! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

 

AMERICAN HAUNTINGS TOURS
AND GHOST HUNTS

WEIRD CHICAGO TOURS | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS   Ghosts, Gangsters, Mystery & Mayhem of the Windy City! Includes Haunted History Tours, True Crime Tours, Gangster Tours, and Chicago's Original "Devil & the White City Tours of H.H. Holmes and the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition! Chicago's Best Tours!   CLICK HERE FOR INFO!    Public & Private Tours Available Year Round!

WEIRD CHICAGO TOURS | CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Ghosts, Gangsters, Mystery & Mayhem of the Windy City! Includes Haunted History Tours, True Crime Tours, Gangster Tours, and Chicago's Original "Devil & the White City Tours of H.H. Holmes and the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition! Chicago's Best Tours! CLICK HERE FOR INFO!
Public & Private Tours Available Year Round!

ALTON HAUNTINGS TOURS | ALTON, ILLINOIS   Discover the ghosts of "One of the Most Haunted Small Towns in America!" The region's most authentic ghost tour and the only tour based on the book by Troy Taylor! Haunted History Tours, Bus Tours, and Dinner and Spirits Experiences along the River Road!   CLICK HERE FOR INFO!    Public Tours Available Year Round!

ALTON HAUNTINGS TOURS | ALTON, ILLINOIS
Discover the ghosts of "One of the Most Haunted Small Towns in America!" The region's most authentic ghost tour and the only tour based on the book by Troy Taylor! Haunted History Tours, Bus Tours, and Dinner and Spirits Experiences along the River Road! CLICK HERE FOR INFO!
Public Tours Available Year Round!

SPRINGFIELD HAUNTINGS TOURS | SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS   First launched in 2006 as the first ghost tour in the city, the Springfield Hauntings Tours have been relaunched and reimagined to present the haunted history of Lincoln’s hometown! Discover the eerie folklore, ghostly tales, and documented haunted places — along with a dark history of death, politics, and other dark deeds from the history of the city!    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!    Available April-November!

SPRINGFIELD HAUNTINGS TOURS | SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS
First launched in 2006 as the first ghost tour in the city, the Springfield Hauntings Tours have been relaunched and reimagined to present the haunted history of Lincoln’s hometown! Discover the eerie folklore, ghostly tales, and documented haunted places — along with a dark history of death, politics, and other dark deeds from the history of the city!
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!
Available April-November!

HAUNTED DECATUR TOURS | DECATUR, ILLINOIS   Discover the Spirits, Secrets, Scandals and Sins of on one of the longest-running ghost tours in the state! Created by author Troy Taylor, Haunted Decatur was founded in 1994 and every fall, we explore the most chilling locations in the city!    CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!     Available in October!

HAUNTED DECATUR TOURS | DECATUR, ILLINOIS
Discover the Spirits, Secrets, Scandals and Sins of on one of the longest-running ghost tours in the state! Created by author Troy Taylor, Haunted Decatur was founded in 1994 and every fall, we explore the most chilling locations in the city!
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!
Available in October!

HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR | CARLINVILLE, ILLINOIS   Search for the spirits of this Route 66 community and the haunted "Million Dollar Courthouse!" Every autumn, we explore the many haunted places of downtown Carlinville with Haunted History Tours and Ghost Hunter's Tours! Every tour includes the eerie Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that one of our guides quit rather than go back inside! Are you brave enough?   CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT!    Available in October!

HAUNTED CARLINVILLE TOUR | CARLINVILLE, ILLINOIS
Search for the spirits of this Route 66 community and the haunted "Million Dollar Courthouse!" Every autumn, we explore the many haunted places of downtown Carlinville with Haunted History Tours and Ghost Hunter's Tours! Every tour includes the eerie Macoupin County Courthouse -- a place so haunted that one of our guides quit rather than go back inside! Are you brave enough? CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT! Available in October!

GHOST HUNTS FROM AMERICAN HAUNTINGS   Ghost Hunts. No Hype. No Distractions. Author Troy Taylor and the staff from American Hauntings have been taking guests behind the walls of haunted locations since 1994 with one simple approach — ghost hunts without all of the clutter. Our investigations are not overcrowded meet-and-greets with so-called celebrities but an authentic opportunity to let our guests experience the unexplained. If you’re interested in a real ghost hunt without all the distractions, then these are the events for you.   CLICK HERE FOR MORE!

GHOST HUNTS FROM AMERICAN HAUNTINGS
Ghost Hunts. No Hype. No Distractions. Author Troy Taylor and the staff from American Hauntings have been taking guests behind the walls of haunted locations since 1994 with one simple approach — ghost hunts without all of the clutter. Our investigations are not overcrowded meet-and-greets with so-called celebrities but an authentic opportunity to let our guests experience the unexplained. If you’re interested in a real ghost hunt without all the distractions, then these are the events for you. CLICK HERE FOR MORE!

STORIES & ARTICLES FROM AMERICAN HAUNTINGS INK

Read Many More Stories of Haunted History in Books from American Hauntings Ink - Independent Publisher of Books on Ghosts, Haunted History, Crime and the Unexplained in America! CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR CATALOG OF TITLES AND UPCOMING EVENTS!

WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOUR HOUSE IS HAUNTED?  A How-to Guide for finding a reputable psychical investigator by Troy Taylor

WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOUR HOUSE IS HAUNTED?
A How-to Guide for finding a reputable psychical investigator by Troy Taylor

THE HAUNTED MUSEUM  The Historic and Haunted Guide to the Supernatural and the beginnings of ghost research

THE HAUNTED MUSEUM
The Historic and Haunted Guide to the Supernatural and the beginnings of ghost research

AMERICA'S MOST HAUNTED PLACES!  Discover the most haunted places in America, from abandoned prisons and sanitariums to houses where the spirits of the dead still linger! Are you brave enough to see them for yourself!

AMERICA'S MOST HAUNTED PLACES!
Discover the most haunted places in America, from abandoned prisons and sanitariums to houses where the spirits of the dead still linger! Are you brave enough to see them for yourself!

AMERICA'S "OTHER" HAUNTED HOUSES!  Hauntings across the country that don't make the famous "most haunted" lists, but are just as scary!

AMERICA'S "OTHER" HAUNTED HOUSES!
Hauntings across the country that don't make the famous "most haunted" lists, but are just as scary!

THE MYRTLES PLANTATION: LEGENDS, LORE AND LIES -  How historical research revealed the true story of "one of the most haunted houses in America."

THE MYRTLES PLANTATION: LEGENDS, LORE AND LIES - How historical research revealed the true story of "one of the most haunted houses in America."

AMERICA'S MOST HAUNTED PRISONS & JAILS!   Do you have the nerve to go behind the bars of these haunted spots? From America's first penitentiary to the most escape-proof prison in our history, these are not places for the faint of heart!

AMERICA'S MOST HAUNTED PRISONS & JAILS!
Do you have the nerve to go behind the bars of these haunted spots? From America's first penitentiary to the most escape-proof prison in our history, these are not places for the faint of heart!

THE HOUSE ON RIDGE AVENUE  History and Hoax behind the Congelier Mansion, the original "Most Haunted House in America!"

THE HOUSE ON RIDGE AVENUE
History and Hoax behind the Congelier Mansion, the original "Most Haunted House in America!"

THE WINCHESTER MANSION  The story of Sarah Winchester and the "House Built by Spirits"

THE WINCHESTER MANSION
The story of Sarah Winchester and the "House Built by Spirits"

HOUDINI: A MAGICIAN AMONG THE SPIRITS  The Death and Mysterious Afterlife of one of America's Most Famous Performers

HOUDINI: A MAGICIAN AMONG THE SPIRITS
The Death and Mysterious Afterlife of one of America's Most Famous Performers

DEATH UNDER THE BIG TOP  Tragedy, Terror and a Lingering haunting from the Hartford Circus Fire of 1944!

DEATH UNDER THE BIG TOP
Tragedy, Terror and a Lingering haunting from the Hartford Circus Fire of 1944!

DEATH IN THE TRIANGLE  The History, Hauntings and Horror of America's Deadliest Factory Fire!

DEATH IN THE TRIANGLE
The History, Hauntings and Horror of America's Deadliest Factory Fire!

WAS "THE EXORCIST" CURSED?   Did strange forces affect the filming of one of the most terrifying films of all time?

WAS "THE EXORCIST" CURSED?
Did strange forces affect the filming of one of the most terrifying films of all time?

WAVERLY HILLS SANATORIUM  The True Story of One of America's Most Haunted Places

WAVERLY HILLS SANATORIUM
The True Story of One of America's Most Haunted Places

THE MAD GASSER OF MATTOON  An Unexplained Mystery of Weird Illinois

THE MAD GASSER OF MATTOON
An Unexplained Mystery of Weird Illinois

"STRANGE LOVE"  The Morbid Obsession of Key West's Carl Von Cosel

"STRANGE LOVE"
The Morbid Obsession of Key West's Carl Von Cosel

MARY JANE REED  A Lingering Spirit from Illinois' Haunted Past

MARY JANE REED
A Lingering Spirit from Illinois' Haunted Past

JULIA BUCOLLA PETTA  The Strange Tale of Chicago's "Italian Bride"

JULIA BUCOLLA PETTA
The Strange Tale of Chicago's "Italian Bride"

THE "GLOOMY SUNDAY" CURSE  Billie Holiday and the Strange Tale of the Hungarian Suicide Song

THE "GLOOMY SUNDAY" CURSE
Billie Holiday and the Strange Tale of the Hungarian Suicide Song

GHOST OF THE PINK PALACE  The Tragic Death of Jayne Mansfield

GHOST OF THE PINK PALACE
The Tragic Death of Jayne Mansfield

MOTHMAN!  The Enigma of Point Pleasant

MOTHMAN!
The Enigma of Point Pleasant

THE HAUNTED WHITE HOUSE  Ghostly Tales of America's Executive Mansion, from Abraham Lincoln to Harry Truman

THE HAUNTED WHITE HOUSE
Ghostly Tales of America's Executive Mansion, from Abraham Lincoln to Harry Truman

DEAD WOMEN DO TELL TALES  The Lingering Ghost of Nell Cropsey

DEAD WOMEN DO TELL TALES
The Lingering Ghost of Nell Cropsey

TESTIMONY FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE  The True Story of the Greenbrier Ghost

TESTIMONY FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE
The True Story of the Greenbrier Ghost

"I HAD TO LEAVE MY LITTLE CHILD TO DIE"  Horrors and Hauntings of the Collinwood School Fire

"I HAD TO LEAVE MY LITTLE CHILD TO DIE"
Horrors and Hauntings of the Collinwood School Fire

THE STARVED ROCK MURDERS  Horror in Illinois History

THE STARVED ROCK MURDERS
Horror in Illinois History

HARRY PRICE  The Haunted Life of the "Original Ghost Hunter"

HARRY PRICE
The Haunted Life of the "Original Ghost Hunter"

MURDER ON SAXTOWN ROAD  The Mystery, History & Hauntings of the Millstadt, Illinois Ax Murders!

MURDER ON SAXTOWN ROAD
The Mystery, History & Hauntings of the Millstadt, Illinois Ax Murders!

THE GHOSTS OF GETTYSBURG  One of America's Most Haunted Places!

THE GHOSTS OF GETTYSBURG
One of America's Most Haunted Places!