Blood’s Point Cemetery

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Blood’s Point Cemetery, named after the area’s first white settle, Arthur Blood, is said to be a hot spot for the eerie, such as orbs, a vanishing barn, phantom vehicles and a ghost dog that sports glowing red eyes. To add to the spookiness, the nearby railroad bridge was said to be the setting for a school bus accident as well as several hangings. Electrical anomalies and ghostly children’s laughter have been reported here.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    4470 Bloods Point Rd
    Flora, IL
    United States

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    GPS:
    42.17532569999999, -88.8378535
    County:
    Boone County, Illinois
    Nearest Towns:
    Kirkland, IL (5.8 mi.)
    Belvidere, IL (6.1 mi.)
    Edgewood, IL (6.2 mi.)
    Kingston, IL (6.6 mi.)
    Cherry Valley, IL (7.0 mi.)
    Garden Prairie, IL (7.9 mi.)
    Genoa, IL (9.2 mi.)
    Monroe Center, IL (9.9 mi.)
    Timberlane, IL (11.1 mi.)
    New Milford, IL (11.8 mi.)

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    1. well ive been out here a couple of times. of course people are going to say its haunted, which is true, but not by any spirits but the lost ones.mostly demonic things, my fiance got possessed all i know is IF YOUR GOING TO COME OUT HERE BE PREPARED,JUST KNOW WHEN YOU HEAR THE SQUEAKING WELL ON THE BRIDGE SOMETHING IS BOUND TOO HAPPEN !!!

    2. This story is so blown out of proportion it’s hysterical. I lived in Belvidere through my Hugh School years and had heard these stories from everyone I met. My friends and I being teenagers used to frequent the cemetery and the bridge and NOT ONCE did anything supernatural happen. The ghostly vehicles? Local farmers chasing kids away…The ghost dog? Well down the road a bit is a house that has a huge white husky mix that chases cars, it even nearly climbed on my buddy Jeff’s hood because he slowed down trying not to hit it. The dog was just a friendly old farm dog. It did have the white fur which could lead someone to believe it was ghostly somehow. All in all I’ve been out there at least a couple hundred times between partying in High School and delivering pizzas after and have yet to see anything that could be remotely paranormal. These stories come from kids with overactive imagination. Hell, most of these reports from the 90’s were probably me and my friends screwing with people.

    3. Blood’s Point was often mixed up with Bachelor’s Grove which led to the stories mirroring each other. Honestly, both locations have no written history of foul play taking place. No accident, no murders, no hangings. The kid’s and the chair tale? It’s an old story… the baby powder? Go look at any town and you will find the exact same story. Now about that pesky witch… Beluah (as she was called) was an a woman that lived off Meridian Rd. (which is not in the same town). She was a widow who went hermit. There are some sources that say she wasn’t a very well liked school teacher and her one room school house had burnt down and there where some fatalities but I have no historical evidence of that taken place. But she was often bothered by local high schoolers. My mother was one of them. At one point she told me that there is a cemetery somewhere in the area (these are common in our rural areas) and she once witnessed a headstone catch on fire but her companions didn’t witness the same perception. But this “witch” was no witch and she lived on a rural road in Rockford.

    4. I have gone to bloods point several times as a teen. Most the times nothing happened. Once though, after arriving my doors to my truck would not unlock. It took minutes for us to open the doors. After we got out we couldn’t get back in. Luckily we left the windows down. Then in the distance a light almost like a spot light shined towards us. We knew it was from a house but it was so wierd that it was facing right at my truck. It would flicker a few times then shine bright. And it did this several times until we left. While driving towards the house with the light it never came back on. Bloods point is very creepy for a small old cemetery.

    5. Just like most cemeteries, people believe it’s haunted. My Grandfather was one of those “Farmers” that lived in the area. his farm was just down the road. I would drive past Bloods point many times every year to visit my grandparents on their farm. I’ve never seen anything other than kids being disrespectful. It seems that most of the stories are imagination and power of suggestion. Some of the other stuff is other kids going out there to scare people playing around in a cemetery at night. By nature cemeteries put people on edge and if they go looking for something, they’ll find it. Just be respectful of the deceased and leave their final resting place alone.

    6. All of these claims that the cemetery and road that leads to the cemetery are just tales. My friends and I have been out to this location numerous times, tried provoking any spirits, used EVP devices and sadly have captured no ‘evidence’. Not worth the drive if you ask me and I live in Rockford.

    7. Me and 4 friends witnessed an “orb” crossing the road in front of us a mere 10 feet in front of my car, and it vanished as soon as it crossed the road. Not really that close to the cemetery, much more west of Bloods Point. Also, my friend and 3 of her friends said that in the mid 90’s they saw a upright standing pig wearing a top hat underneath a light pole in the cemetery, and on a separate occasion about 4 years ago had an incident with a phantom car.

    8. I’ve been here a few times and each time we never saw anything at all. Nothing at the bridge or cemetery. The only scary thing happening is when you are walking thru the cemetery and you tell yourself it’s scary. I don’t recommend going there because police do patrol the area and we did get stopped. But one freaky thing that happened was a man in a blue truck followed these kids that passed us. He kept following them. When they thought they lost him they came to the bridge where we were and we hung out and went down on the tracks and everything. But then while we were down there the man drove past and said something to my mom and she said he was all dirty and nasty and just mumbled and she couldn’t understand what he said but then he left and we left quickly after because we didn’t want to get hurt by him. As we were leaving we saw him coming back to check if we were still there. If you had an experience with this man in a blue truck please reply and tell me about it

    9. Yes, yes bloods point is all in good fun, I’m pretty sure most of it is exaggerated tales. Bloods point is actually a really cool place in history alone the area is so named after Author Blood and if you’ve ventured out that way you’d see it’s sad that people are so careless.. broken headstones, gates, ect.. if you want a good scare fine I actually encourage people to get involved with history but stop destroying the dang place. most stories of these cars chasing you out are probably the locals. (I can’t blame them). The cemetery is not state funded and is taken care of on a volunteer basis from what I understand. Far as the Witch Beulah, a.k.a (Marie Buskie) those stories also seem to be twisted.. but the general story goes that a old single room school house burnt down and some perished in the blaze and people ostracized her from the community which is where “Beulah” originated, although I would think that the original blood family out dates Marie Buskie, as I’m aware of the witch next door that Mr. Bloods children apparently met under the bridge as being referred to as Beulah. I do suppose I could always be wrong on that point.. and that was simply a derogatory term used towards Marie later on. but there’s very little documentation supporting any of it especially the tale of the bus on the bridge crashing to its doom, there are a number of small bridges with the exact same tale and reported claims all over. (there are a number of paranormal tales that I’ve heard and experienced myself (not to those extremes) there use to be an old shed at the back of the cemetery but its been removed in more recent years due to vandalism.. so if you must venture out to explore, just remember to be mindful of the properties you’re on and people do have family members resting there.. don’t be dicks

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