Do you believe bigfoot or sasquatch live in Illinois?


As Stan Courtney has documented, there have been hundreds of alleged sightings of bigfoot-type creatures all over Illinois, yet Illinois is not typically thought of as a home for these creatures. Do you believe bigfoot or sasquatch live in Illinois?

Paranormal 101: Bigfoot & Wildmen


In this monthly segment, I will provide a list of books I think anyone interested in folklore, ghost stories, the unusual & the paranormal would enjoy. Most of these can be found on (often at discounted rates) or at your local library. Each list of books will be arranged by topic and will be […]

An Excerpt from Chasing Shadows: Investigating the Paranormal in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa


Chasing Shadows by Larry Wilson is a great book with detailed accounts of paranormal investigations across three states. The chapters on places outside of Illinois are really hair-raising, but it’s the stuff on Graveyard X, Williamsburg Hill, and the bigfoot and UFO sightings at Cumberland Sugar Creek Cemetery that you will definitely want to check […]

Interview with Stan Courtney, Bigfoot Researcher


Stan Courtney has had an interest in Bigfoot/Sasquatch since 1959, and had his first possible encounter near Springfield, Oregon in 1967. Stan has been a member of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization since 2004 and has interviewed 250 Bigfoot witnesses and posted over 160 reports on the BFRO website. He has also traveled to the […]


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