The old church bell tower tolls midnight. A ghostly mist creeps between the gravestones in the cemetery. An owl hoots and bats flutter over the boneyard. A piercing shriek shatters the silence of the small hours. Are you scared yet? Read on for tales from America’s spookiest burial grounds. They’re sure to make the hairs on your neck stand to attention.

4. Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery, Bremen Township, Illinois.

Okay, so some graveyards apparently have ghosts. What with all the dead people who reside there, that’s to be expected, right? But how about an entire ghostly farmhouse? That seems plain excessive. But it’s just what spooked observers have reported at Bachelor’s Grove Cemetery in Chicago’s suburbs. The ghoulish homestead in question is said to appear complete with a porch swing. Then it shrinks as you draw closer before vanishing completely.

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