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Moon Point Cemetery in Streator, Illinois

Moon Point Cemetery is an old graveyard located just south of Streator in Livingston County. Like other rural graveyards, Moon Point became an object of folklore in the late 1960s and ‘70s when local teens, looking for a place to ‘hang out’ after dark, picked this isolated location to drink, spin yarns, and play pranks on one another. 621 more words

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Spotlight: Moon Point Cemetery

Moon Point Cemetery is an old graveyard located just south of Streator in Livingston County. Like other rural graveyards, it became an object of folklore in the late 1960s and ‘70s when local teens, looking for a place to ‘hang out’ after dark, picked this isolated location to drink, spin yarns, and play pranks on one another. 484 more words

Spotlight

Return of the Hatchet Lady

Crickets chirped in the woods around Moon Creek. On the rutted road leading to Moon Point Cemetery, Tom shown his flashlight under the hood of his aging Dodge Ram 50, while Angie paced nervously, rubbing her arms for warmth. 102 more words

Updates

Interview at the Streator Times

The Streator Times posted an interview with me today about the May issue of the Legends and Lore of Illinois (on the “hatchet lady” of Moon Point Cemetery). 27 more words

Vol. 3 Issue 5: Moon Point Cemetery!

Moon Point Cemetery south of Streator is home to a “hatchet lady” who attacks anyone unfortunate enough to find themselves there after dark. It is also said that anyone who is caught in the cemetery while a train passes on the nearby railroad tracks will be trapped. 112 more words

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