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AMERICAN HAUNTINGS CELEBRATES 25 YEARS IN 2018!
Author Troy Taylor and the staff from American Hauntings have been taking guests behind the walls of haunted locations since 1993 with one simple approach — ghost hunts without all of the clutter. Our investigations are not overcrowded meet-and-greets with so-called celebrities but an authentic opportunity to let our guests experience the unexplained.  We're not going to waste your time with autograph sessions and that kind of nonsense. We're not going to make posters to show you how "cool" we are or pose for photos in matching black t-shirts that are a size too small. Instead, we're going to offer you the chance to actually investigate a location for possible evidence of lingering spirits.

If you’re interested in a real ghost hunt without all the distractions, then these are the events for you.
Ghost hunts. No hype. No distractions. Just the paranormal.

UPCOMING EVENTS

january 2019

  JANUARY 26, 2019: NIGHT AT THE OLD FUNERAL HOME JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS  Join American Hauntings for an exclusive investigation of what was once Jacksonville's best-known funeral home -- where spirits of the past still linger! This former doctor’s office, boarding house, funeral home, and theater guild has played a large part in the city’s history and served as a place where thousands of people were prepared for death and where mourning families may have left remnants of their grief behind. Join us if you’re brave enough!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

JANUARY 26, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE OLD FUNERAL HOME
JACKSONVILLE, ILLINOIS

Join American Hauntings for an exclusive investigation of what was once Jacksonville's best-known funeral home -- where spirits of the past still linger! This former doctor’s office, boarding house, funeral home, and theater guild has played a large part in the city’s history and served as a place where thousands of people were prepared for death and where mourning families may have left remnants of their grief behind. Join us if you’re brave enough! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

 
 

february 2019

  FEBRUARY 9, 2019: ANNUAL DEAD OF WINTER FESTIVAL MINERAL SPRINGS HOTEL  Join American Hauntings for the FREE 21st annual Dead of Winter event! Celebrate winter ghosts, hauntings, and the macabre at the mysterious Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton, Illinois -- one of the most haunted locations in the state -- and be chilled by presentations on ghosts, hauntings, spirited locations, and much more! Daytime event is FREE with the donation of canned good or non-perishable item for local food banks!  Plus, three After Hours events and ghost hunts!    CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFORMATION!

FEBRUARY 9, 2019:
ANNUAL DEAD OF WINTER FESTIVAL
MINERAL SPRINGS HOTEL
Join American Hauntings for the FREE 21st annual Dead of Winter event! Celebrate winter ghosts, hauntings, and the macabre at the mysterious Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton, Illinois -- one of the most haunted locations in the state -- and be chilled by presentations on ghosts, hauntings, spirited locations, and much more! Daytime event is FREE with the donation of canned good or non-perishable item for local food banks! Plus, three After Hours events and ghost hunts! CLICK HERE TO GET MORE INFORMATION!

  FEBRUARY 23, 2019:  NIGHT AT FOX HOLLOW FARM  CARMEL, INDIANA    SOLD OUT!

FEBRUARY 23, 2019:
NIGHT AT FOX HOLLOW FARM
CARMEL, INDIANA

SOLD OUT!

  FEBRUARY 23, 2019: NIGHT AT VILLA KATHRINE QUINCY, ILLINOIS  Join American Hauntings for a rare night in one of the most unusual haunted houses in the state — Villa Kathrine. Built on the high bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, this Moorish castle was created by an eccentric millionaire named George Metz, who created a place of exotic wonders to house his collection from the Middle East and North Africa. The house became as mysterious as its owner, who abandoned it after the death of his only companion — who has never left the mansion! Experience one of Illinois’s strangest homes and search for the lingering spirits!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

FEBRUARY 23, 2019:
NIGHT AT VILLA KATHRINE
QUINCY, ILLINOIS

Join American Hauntings for a rare night in one of the most unusual haunted houses in the state — Villa Kathrine. Built on the high bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, this Moorish castle was created by an eccentric millionaire named George Metz, who created a place of exotic wonders to house his collection from the Middle East and North Africa. The house became as mysterious as its owner, who abandoned it after the death of his only companion — who has never left the mansion! Experience one of Illinois’s strangest homes and search for the lingering spirits! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

MARCH 2019

  MARCH 9, 2019: NIGHT AT THE BAKER HOUSE CARROLLTON, ILLINOIS  Join us for an exclusive late-night investigation at the historical Baker House! We'll spend the night looking for the ghosts that are reported to linger in this brick mansion from the early 1830s and learn more about its rich and haunted history. Is the place really as haunted as rumors from around the region continue to claim? You'll have the chance to find out!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

MARCH 9, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE BAKER HOUSE
CARROLLTON, ILLINOIS

Join us for an exclusive late-night investigation at the historical Baker House! We'll spend the night looking for the ghosts that are reported to linger in this brick mansion from the early 1830s and learn more about its rich and haunted history. Is the place really as haunted as rumors from around the region continue to claim? You'll have the chance to find out! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  MARCH 23, 2019:   NIGHT AT THE ORIGINAL SPRINGS HOTEL OKAWVILLE, ILLINOIS  Dinner, Spirits and Lodging Package for 2 includes overnight hotel lodging, dinner, history and hauntings tour and all-night ghost hunt! Join American Hauntings at one of the most haunted places in downstate Illinois — the Original Springs, with its history of mysterious healing waters, gangster, suicides, and ghosts! Our most popular overnight package — don’t miss it!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

MARCH 23, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE ORIGINAL SPRINGS HOTEL
OKAWVILLE, ILLINOIS

Dinner, Spirits and Lodging Package for 2 includes overnight hotel lodging, dinner, history and hauntings tour and all-night ghost hunt! Join American Hauntings at one of the most haunted places in downstate Illinois — the Original Springs, with its history of mysterious healing waters, gangster, suicides, and ghosts! Our most popular overnight package — don’t miss it! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  MARCH 30, 2019: NIGHT AT THE OLD LAKE COUNTY JAIL CROWN POINT, INDIANA  Join American Hauntings for a night that you won't soon forget -- a search for the ghosts of the old Lake County Jail in Crown Point, Indiana, made famous by a daring escape by infamous bank robber John Dillinger! Spend the late night hours looking for the ghosts of this historic -- and very haunted -- old jail with a limited number of ghost hunters during a private ghost hunt. Don't miss out on this chilling night at a place where gangster history lives on!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

MARCH 30, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE OLD LAKE COUNTY JAIL
CROWN POINT, INDIANA

Join American Hauntings for a night that you won't soon forget -- a search for the ghosts of the old Lake County Jail in Crown Point, Indiana, made famous by a daring escape by infamous bank robber John Dillinger! Spend the late night hours looking for the ghosts of this historic -- and very haunted -- old jail with a limited number of ghost hunters during a private ghost hunt. Don't miss out on this chilling night at a place where gangster history lives on! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

APRIL 2019

  APRIL 13, 2019: NIGHT AT THE GLORE PSYCHIATRIC MUSEUM ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI  Join American Hauntings for a night at one of the most chilling locations in Missouri -- the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph! Once part of the state's second insane asylum, it's a place where the spirits of the past are believed to still linger! Are you brave enough to experience this eerie place with all of the lights out? We’ll be taking a very limited number of ghost hunters behind the locked doors of the museum and former asylum hospital for a night in search of it's haunted past! This is your chance to see if it's really as haunted as so many people claim!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

APRIL 13, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE GLORE PSYCHIATRIC MUSEUM
ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI
Join American Hauntings for a night at one of the most chilling locations in Missouri -- the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph! Once part of the state's second insane asylum, it's a place where the spirits of the past are believed to still linger! Are you brave enough to experience this eerie place with all of the lights out? We’ll be taking a very limited number of ghost hunters behind the locked doors of the museum and former asylum hospital for a night in search of it's haunted past! This is your chance to see if it's really as haunted as so many people claim! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  APRIL 13, 2019: NIGHT AT POLLAK HOSPITAL GROUNDS OF THE FORMER PEORIA STATE ASYLUM BARTONVILLE, ILLINOIS  Come along with American Hauntings as return to one of the most haunted places in Illinois! Join us as we explore the haunted confines of the Pollak Tuberculosis Hospital on the grounds of the infamous Peoria State Hospital in Bartonville, Illinois. Known for the restless spirits that now roam the abandoned wards, halls, and corridors of the old building -- you have to decide if you're brave enough to join us for this nighttime investigation!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

APRIL 13, 2019:
NIGHT AT POLLAK HOSPITAL
GROUNDS OF THE FORMER PEORIA STATE ASYLUM
BARTONVILLE, ILLINOIS

Come along with American Hauntings as return to one of the most haunted places in Illinois! Join us as we explore the haunted confines of the Pollak Tuberculosis Hospital on the grounds of the infamous Peoria State Hospital in Bartonville, Illinois. Known for the restless spirits that now roam the abandoned wards, halls, and corridors of the old building -- you have to decide if you're brave enough to join us for this nighttime investigation! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  APRIL 13, 2019:  NIGHT AT FOX HOLLOW FARM  CARMEL, INDIANA    SOLD OUT!

APRIL 13, 2019:
NIGHT AT FOX HOLLOW FARM
CARMEL, INDIANA

SOLD OUT!

  APRIL 27, 2019: NIGHT AT THE MINERAL SPRINGS HOTEL GHOST HUNT WITH AUTHOR TROY TAYLOR ALTON, ILLINOIS  Join Troy Taylor and American Hauntings at one of the most haunted locations in Alton, a city with a reputation as one of the most haunted small towns in America! Explore the vast confines of this former hotel and seek out the spirits that linger throughout the entire building — from the underground bottling plant to the swimming pool and all the rooms in between! Can your nerves stand it? Find out —   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

APRIL 27, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE MINERAL SPRINGS HOTEL
GHOST HUNT WITH AUTHOR TROY TAYLOR
ALTON, ILLINOIS

Join Troy Taylor and American Hauntings at one of the most haunted locations in Alton, a city with a reputation as one of the most haunted small towns in America! Explore the vast confines of this former hotel and seek out the spirits that linger throughout the entire building — from the underground bottling plant to the swimming pool and all the rooms in between! Can your nerves stand it? Find out — CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  APRIL 27, 2019: NIGHT AT THE “DEMON HOUSE” THE MONROE HOUSE | HARTFORD CITY, INDIANA    SOLD OUT!

APRIL 27, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE “DEMON HOUSE”
THE MONROE HOUSE | HARTFORD CITY, INDIANA

SOLD OUT!

  APRIL 27, 2019: NIGHT AT THE ELDRED HOUSE ELDRED, ILLINOIS (NEAR CARROLLTON)  Return with us to one of the most haunted houses in downstate Illinois — the legendary James Eldred House. Generations of the Eldred family — shattered by death and financial setbacks — called the stone house home until they were forced to abandon it. Saved from the forces of nature, those who came to restore it discovered that it was haunted! Is it as spirit-infested as so many claim? This is your chance to find out!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

APRIL 27, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE ELDRED HOUSE
ELDRED, ILLINOIS (NEAR CARROLLTON)

Return with us to one of the most haunted houses in downstate Illinois — the legendary James Eldred House. Generations of the Eldred family — shattered by death and financial setbacks — called the stone house home until they were forced to abandon it. Saved from the forces of nature, those who came to restore it discovered that it was haunted! Is it as spirit-infested as so many claim? This is your chance to find out! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

may 2019

  MAY 11, 2019: NIGHT AT THE VILLISCA AX MURDER HOUSE VILLISCA, IOWA HOSTED BY TROY TAYLOR    SOLD OUT!

MAY 11, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE VILLISCA AX MURDER HOUSE
VILLISCA, IOWA
HOSTED BY TROY TAYLOR

SOLD OUT!

  MAY 4, 2019: NIGHT AT THE OLD FRANKLIN COUNTY JAIL BENTON, ILLINOIS  Join American Hauntings for a night at the old Franklin County Jail in Benton, Illinois, made famous as the “last stop” for Southern Illinois gangster, Charlie Birger. Spend the late night hours looking for the ghosts of this historic -- and very haunted -- old jail with a limited number of ghost hunters during a private ghost hunt. Find out if the place is really as haunted as so many people claim and perhaps come face to face with one of the former occupants of the place!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

MAY 4, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE OLD FRANKLIN COUNTY JAIL
BENTON, ILLINOIS

Join American Hauntings for a night at the old Franklin County Jail in Benton, Illinois, made famous as the “last stop” for Southern Illinois gangster, Charlie Birger. Spend the late night hours looking for the ghosts of this historic -- and very haunted -- old jail with a limited number of ghost hunters during a private ghost hunt. Find out if the place is really as haunted as so many people claim and perhaps come face to face with one of the former occupants of the place! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

 

june and july 2019

  JUNE 1, 2019: NIGHT AT THE PARA CAFE WINCHESTER, INDIANA  Join American Hauntings at a location that is rapidly becoming known as one of the most haunted places in Indiana! We’re exploring the confines of the Hirsh Building in Winchester, a place now known as the 101 Para Cafe, thanks to its history of paranormal events that are linked to murder, suicide, and illicit history in its past. Are you ready to experience this eerie spot for yourself? Now’s your chance!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

JUNE 1, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE PARA CAFE
WINCHESTER, INDIANA
Join American Hauntings at a location that is rapidly becoming known as one of the most haunted places in Indiana! We’re exploring the confines of the Hirsh Building in Winchester, a place now known as the 101 Para Cafe, thanks to its history of paranormal events that are linked to murder, suicide, and illicit history in its past. Are you ready to experience this eerie spot for yourself? Now’s your chance! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  jUNE 8, 2019: NIGHT AT FOX HOLLOW FARM CARMEL, INDIANA  Join American Hauntings as we return to one of the most terrifying locations we have EVER investigated – the former farm of serial killer Herb Baumeister, who claimed an unknown number of victims and left the remains of at least eleven of them behind at this location! What spirits linger here? You’ll have the chance to find out during what could be the most frightening night of your life! Brave enough to return with us to this terrifying location?   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

jUNE 8, 2019:
NIGHT AT FOX HOLLOW FARM
CARMEL, INDIANA
Join American Hauntings as we return to one of the most terrifying locations we have EVER investigated – the former farm of serial killer Herb Baumeister, who claimed an unknown number of victims and left the remains of at least eleven of them behind at this location! What spirits linger here? You’ll have the chance to find out during what could be the most frightening night of your life! Brave enough to return with us to this terrifying location? CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

  JULY 13, 2019: NIGHT AT THE RANDOLPH COUNTY INFIRMARY WINCHESTER, INDIANA  Are you brave enough to join American Hauntings at one of the most haunted places in Indiana? We’re going inside the chilling confines of the old Randolph County Infirmary in Winchester, a place so haunted that investigators have become so frightened that they’ve fled the building, leaving all their equipment behind! You’ve seen the place on television shows and in first-hand accounts, but now you can experience it for yourself as we return to this chilling spot!   CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

JULY 13, 2019:
NIGHT AT THE RANDOLPH COUNTY INFIRMARY
WINCHESTER, INDIANA
Are you brave enough to join American Hauntings at one of the most haunted places in Indiana? We’re going inside the chilling confines of the old Randolph County Infirmary in Winchester, a place so haunted that investigators have become so frightened that they’ve fled the building, leaving all their equipment behind! You’ve seen the place on television shows and in first-hand accounts, but now you can experience it for yourself as we return to this chilling spot! CLICK HERE FOR RESERVATIONS!

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT AMERICAN HAUNTINGS EVENTS

How many people are allowed to go on the events?
Since every location is different, we don’t have a set number for all of the different ghost hunts and overnights. However, we do limit the number of people by the size of the location, number of staff, etc. so we have a very good idea about how many people each location can handle. We have been doing this since 1994, so we have a lot of experience with how it all works. Keep in mind that these are not the overcrowded “celebrity meet and greets” that imitation companies are usually offering. We try to put together an authentic event for our guests, giving them a real chance to experience and investigate the haunted locations that we offer. Many locations do have group activities that guests can take part in, but we always offer plenty of private time for you to investigate on your own.

Do I have to make reservations online?
YES… and we require it for a couple of reasons: First, our tours sell out in advance and since we are not always in the office, you may miss out on an event that you wanted to attend since all of the spots are filled on a first come / first served basis. Second, we have confirmation forms that need to be emailed to you, so registering online saves time for you and for us. 

Do you offer transportation to the events?
Sorry, but no, there is no way we can do this. People come for our events, ghost hunts, and overnights from literally all over the country. There is no way that we could possibly pick them and bring them to the events. And if we did offer transportation, we’d have to charge a lot more for the events and we prefer to keep them as affordable as possible.

Can I get my money back if I decide not to go?
When making a reservation, we always state in the confirmation that all reservations are non-refundable. Once your purchase your spots, it’s just like any other kind of event, concert, etc. They are your spots and if you decide not to use them, we are unable to re-sell them. Once you commit to buy, payments are made by us to the venues and locations that we cannot get back. You are welcome to sell or give the reservations to someone else but we do not buy them back. If you do transfer your reservations to another person, just please let us know so that we can update the guest list.

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