Pond in Bachelor's Grove Cemetery

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Still pond Bachelor's Grove Cemetery

Bachelor's Grove Cemetery has long been the source of ghost stories, mob stories and urban legends. Bachelor's Grove Cemetery holds the remains of some of Chicagoland's early pioneers, but since the 1960's and 1970's, the graveyard has been desecrated. It was said that the only things you have to fear at this graveyard are the people who visit it at night.

Many legends say the Chicago mob used this pond to dump their murdered foes; others say most of the broken and vandalized gravestones lie at the bottom. Either way, it's a very serene place.

There are some private efforts to clean up Bachelor's Grove Cemetery, so there's hope that the desecration will end.

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