Ax-Man's House - Ax-Man's Bridge - Crete IL Real Haunted Places
- Off Old Post Rd.
- Crete, IL
The story of this haunt is that a man killed his wife, kids, and two policeman with an ax in the 1970's before hanging their bodies from meat hooks in his shed. He ran from the cops when they found out about the killings and the cops shot him in the woods near the small bridge. The house is now gone but many say the bridge and woods are now haunted. Witnesses have reported hearing children screaming or laughing, seeing the apparition of a crying woman, strange lights coming from the woods and the sound of someone running.
Not much to see here
Old Post Road is a nice ride on a motorcycle. There is nowhere to park and only a very narrow shoulder. We ended up just parking our bikes as far over to the side of the bridge as possible. We walked north & south of the bridge a bit, looking for a way to get into the woods & further down the creek to the old bridge. Never found a way to get closer. Drove around looking for a possible back way in with no luck. Everything here is private, residential property.
A nice ride, but a total bummer of a haunt. Just a bridge over a creek.Posted 8/19/18
1 out of 1 found this review helpful
Real Haunt Listing Info
Visitors to this page: 1,255
Last edit to this listing: 3/30/2016 (1394 days ago)
Disclaimer: Illinois Haunted Houses does not endorse or support trespassing to visit real haunts. Before you visit ANY local real haunt, make sure to acquire the appropriate permits and/or permissions, and be respectful of privately owned properties. Countless Haunt Hunters have been arrested, ticketed, and reprimanded by the authorities for trespassing. To avoid this, be sure to get in touch with the property owners before visiting a haunt, and respect their hours of operation, local regulations, and rules for visiting at all times. Happy haunting!
All information on this page was submitted to Illinois Haunted Houses and was believed to be accurate at the time it was posted. Please report any inaccuracies here