AMERICAN HAUNTINGS' ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL KICKS OFF THE
HALLOWEEN SEASON FOR THE 16TH YEAR IN A ROW!
Join us for
this year's FREE event to celebrate ghosts, hauntings and
the supernatural in one of the Midwest's most haunted small
September 24, 2016 | Noon to 5:00 PM | FREE
Held at: Historic Nichols Park Pavilion
Hosted by Troy Taylor & Lisa
American Hauntings for a special weekend event to
kick off the Halloween season! Celebrate the start
of autumn in Jacksonville, Illinois and be chilled
by presentations on ghosts, hauntings, spirit locations,
true-life encounters, macabre history and hauntings in
America! Meet authors, speakers and guides to the strange
and unknown, network with ghost enthusiasts from all over
the region and later, join us for a special haunted weekend that you won't soon forget!
Fall Festival will be held at
the historic Nichols Park Pavilion in Jacksonville,
Illinois. Located on the south side of town, just east of
South Main Street and off East Vandalia Road.
TO BE A VENDOR FOR THE FALL FESTIVAL?
We have a
limited number of table spots available for the event --
Contact Lisa to reserve
your table today by email at
FOOD FOR THE FALL FESTIVAL WILL
BE PROVIDED BY THE SOAP CO. COFFEE HOUSE IN JACKSONVILLE!
Be sure to show up hungry for the event and grab food
and drinks from the Soap Co. Coffee House's new food truck!
TAYLOR & LISA TAYLOR HORTON
The hosts of the
event are also the hosts of the Haunted Jacksonville Tour
and the book that it's based on. They are also the owners of
Taylor Mercantile, a specialty store located in
Jacksonville. Lisa is an author, tour guide, company manager
for American Hauntings, and a teacher with a Masters Degree
in Education from Illinois College. Troy is the founder of
American Hauntings and is the author of 120 books on ghosts,
hauntings, crime and the supernatural in America.
Rene is traveling from
Southwest Pennsylvania to speak at this year's event. She
has a PhD from Texas A&M University and teaches Applied
Engineering and Technology at California University in
Pennsylvania. In addition, she is the author of several
books about ghosts, hauntings, crime and disasters in
Patrick Keller is an educator with a Masters Degree in
Music, blogger, and the host of the Big Séance Podcast,
which is a place for paranerds to have an open discussion on
all things paranormal, but specifically on topics like
ghosts and hauntings, paranormal research, spirit
communication, psychics and mediums, and life after death.
He’s the founder of the now inactive Missouri Spirit Seekers
and has spent a lot of time experimenting with spirit
communication tools and techniques.
THE 2016 FALL FESTIVAL
WILL YOU BE IN THE AREA
THE NIGHT BEFORE?
NIGHT AT THE BEARDSTOWN
September 23, 2016 | 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Join American Hauntings as we return to this 1870s Opera
House in nearby Beardstown for a private search for the
evidence of the building's resident spirits! Find out how
the renovations have stirred up the restless ghosts and
perhaps come face-to-face with them yourself! $45 Per Person
Click Here to Make Reservations Today!
AT THE OLD FUNERAL HOME
September 24, 2016 | After-Hours Event for the Fall Festival
Join American Hauntings for a "back from the dead"
event as we return to one of the city's most haunted
locations, which was recently saved from destruction! The
former funeral home and theatre guild office has long been
known as one of the most actively haunted locations in
It's going to be a chilling day
of ghosts, hauntings, supernatural happenings, spirit
communications, food, fun, raffle prizes, vendors, and much
more -- and it's all FREE, so don't miss out!
American Hauntings FREE Fall Festival
| September 24, 2016 | Noon to 5:00 PM | Historic Nichols Park
Pavilion | Jacksonville, Illinois