Jacoby Arts Center

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Formerly a funeral home and a furniture store, the basement of this 1883 building is particularly haunted. Visitors to the cellar have felt cold spots and an eerie presence, while the sound of the intercom that was disconnected many years ago has been heard on occasions.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

627 East Broadway
Alton, IL
United States

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38.8896168, -90.17598859999998
Madison County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Alton, IL (0.5 mi.)
Upper Alton, IL (2.0 mi.)
West Alton, MO (3.0 mi.)
East Alton, IL (3.5 mi.)
Godfrey, IL (4.6 mi.)
Wood River, IL (4.7 mi.)
Rosewood Heights, IL (4.9 mi.)
Hartford, IL (5.8 mi.)
Roxana, IL (6.1 mi.)
Spanish Lake, MO (7.4 mi.)


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