Sunday, October 31, 2010

City of Alton Part 2: Ghost Tour Review

Alton Il offers some unusual opportunities for visitors whether your tastes run to scenic, historic or the supernatural.

After reading about the Alton, Illinois: one of the most haunted small towns in America and writing about the tours offered, I was intrigued. So this is the second in a series covering the day I spent in Alton IL. Some friends and I decided see the sites and to take the ghost tour ourselves for fun.

Without giving away everything that happens on the ghost tour, the last stop was the most intriguing and not without incident.

Our tour guide, Len Adams, a wonderful storyteller, had mentioned that the Unitarian Church was the one place even he was afraid of as we passed by earlier in the evening. As the intensity of the rain increased that evening, our tour was cut short. To make up for it, we headed back to the church where we were allowed to explore parts of the building not usually available on the tours. Read More