Benton House

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The Benton House, circa 1909, may be haunted by “Ma” Benton. Witnesses have seen apparitions and heard slamming doors and footsteps, and someone unseen has been known to put out the fire in the fireplace. The place was featured on an episode of TV’s Ghost Hunters.

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Geographic Information

Address:
3052 Ma Benton Ln
Chicago, IL 60608
United States

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GPS:
41.83885799999999, -87.65419700000001
County:
Cook County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Chicago, IL (0.8 mi.)
Cicero, IL (5.2 mi.)
Stickney, IL (6.7 mi.)
Berwyn, IL (7.2 mi.)
Oak Park, IL (7.4 mi.)
Forest View, IL (7.5 mi.)
Hometown, IL (8.2 mi.)
Evergreen Park, IL (8.5 mi.)
Lyons, IL (8.6 mi.)
Forest Park, IL (8.7 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://bentonhouse.org/

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  1. I’m a current high school student. I attend Lanphier high school. I was wondering if there was a possiblilty that our school’s paranormal club would be able to do any investigations at your building. We’re always looking for new places to go. If you would be allowing us to do so, I would love for to contact me so I can tell our teacher that’s incharge of the club. Please contact me as soon as possible. Thank you.

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