Old Rush Copley Memorial

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The Old Rush Copley Hospital was build in 1888 and shutdown in 1996. Paranormal researchers and people that have broken in this hospital have heard footsteps,unexplained voices and even apparitions. In one encounter, a group of teens have seen a doll that might have belong to a young child patient, move on its one once they looked at it.

(Submitted by Oscar G)

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    S Lincoln Avenue and Weston
    Aurora, IL
    United States

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    GPS:
    41.74693515112537, -88.31864807005331
    County:
    Kane County, Illinois
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    1. Emmanuel Buckley  |  

      Last summer, me and a group of friends had went down to Copley so we can check it out. The part of the hospital we went in was the insane asylum, and so while we were inside, all 4 of us heard a little girls voice scream out of nowhere. There was no one else at the hospital except for us, pretty creepy experience.

    2. I went inside today with a group of people to take photos and explore, nothing really weird just a friend with a bad gut feeling but we still went in, we went into the basement to get through the tunnels underneath the hospital and I took a video near the part that was flooded and in the video you can clearly hear my friends talking and their eco’s but in front of me where the water and connecting tunnel is you hear a deep unsettling groan

    3. I came here a couple weeks ago . We heard 3 things . 1. We heard a toy song playing .we knew it wasn’t any of us because it came from the stairs we couldn’t go up to .they were falling apart and unsteady .
      We all freaked out and ran for it .
      2. We went all the way to the top on the roof. We heard a woman scream . There wasn’t no other girl except me on that damn roof !!!
      3. Minutes later , still on the hospital roof, we heard a screech . My guy friend said it sounded like a cat being tortured . I don’t know about y’all but I believe in spirits . Since I wasn’t little .
      I was so frekaed out , till the point I almost had a panic attack and started crying .

      …. now I’m having a bit of a problem . So those stairs we couldn’t go up to, cuz they were unsteady AND because that floor’s floor looked like it was going to collapse. But I seen a phone hanging from that same ceiling . My guy friend ripped it off for me And I took it for a sovenier .
      …… now today I took a random picture for the background of a text I was going to you write . Unfortually I seen something unsettling . 2 faces ! I believe I acidently took spirits home with me 🙁
      I’ve been trying to debunk them alllll night . But nope nada . Can’t figure it out .

      Yes that hospital is haunted !!!!!

      • I honestly would never, NEVER! Take something from an abandoned hospital, especially if the hospital is really haunted. It could be very dangerous, plus really think about why that phone was hanging from the ceiling. who knows what that phone could have been used for.

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