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 … Continue reading Hell’s Half Acre Bridge

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Klu Klux Klan was active in Christian County and Taylorville

From the site You know you're from Taylorville, IL Facebook group. Post was posted by Steve Sparling. "Don't want to offend anyone but this is also a part of Christian County history. It was the 1920's and the Klu Klux Klan was active in Christian County and Taylorville. A journalist went underground and was amazed to … Continue reading Klu Klux Klan was active in Christian County and Taylorville

Devil Worshipping Cult in Edinburg, IL

Associated Press news release. Rumors of animal sacrifices. Town meeting with local sheriff. High school teens are accused of being in a "Devil worshipping cult.  Edinburg, Christian County, IL Sept. 22, 1984 Source: http://books.google.com  "Decatur, Illinois, Sunday, September 23, 1984 Page AS Central Illinois. Devil cult rumors have town talking EDINBURG (AP) Devil worship might … Continue reading Devil Worshipping Cult in Edinburg, IL