Do you plan to visit a haunted attraction around Halloween?


This time of year tends to increase interest in the macabre and haunted houses and other attractions spring up. Do you plan to visit a haunted attraction this Halloween season?

Ashmore Estates Sold at Auction


Ashmore Estates, a former almshouse and hospital for the developmentally disabled, was sold at auction over the weekend. Since 2006, the building has been operated by Scott Kelley as a haunted attraction and has been featured in national television shows and documentaries. On Friday, April 26, it sold to a four member partnership for $12,700. […]

Do You Plan to Visit a Haunted Attraction Around Halloween?


Interview with Scott Kelley, Owner of Ashmore Estates

Ashmore Estates

This is an extended version of our interview with Scott Kelley that we featured in the September 2009 issue of the Legends and Lore of Illinois. For the sake of our readers unfamiliar with Ashmore Estates, please reiterate how you came to own the building and what your plans for it were. We designed and […]


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