The Old Slave House - Crenshaw Mansion - Real Haunt in Equality IL
Constructed in the 1830s, this was the main residence of John Crenshaw and his family. Crenshaw is recognized as an individual who kidnapped free blacks and sold them in the Slave States. The property is part of the Reverse Underground Railroad. The home is reportedly haunted by a slave named Big Jim. There are also reports of other paranormal activity occuring here. At one point the property was open to tours, but that is no longer the case.
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