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Hartford Castle - Real Hartford Haunted Place

   
  • Off New Poag Rd.
  • Hartford, IL
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This castle was originally a private home called Lakeview, built by French immigrant Benjamin Biszant in 1897. It was then a speakeasy during the Prohibition. Biszant's English wife passed away in the home in the early 1900's and her ghost is said to linger the place. After a period of being a private home again, the castle burned down in March, 1973 and now lies in ruins. Witnesses have said the ghostly wife has been seen wandering the grounds and crying, and that old-time music will play on summer nights.

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  • paranormal investigations

    been wanting to put a crew together to investigate this location before it gets sold and lost forever..new warehouses are being constructed like crazy nearby..this acreage may be sold very soon anda legacy will be lost to the ages..need to contact the current owner for legal access and include them in the video.. any help in doing a documentary/investigation will be appreciated.. Jerome..anyone can call me at 706-631-0769

    Posted 7/31/16

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