The Ably House

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There were allegedly some murders that took place in this old home, and it is said that the spirits of the dead still remain within its walls.

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7160 Kelly Rd
Scales Mound, IL
United States

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42.4635582, -90.3583989
Jo Daviess County, Illinois
Nearest Towns:
Galena, IL (4.8 mi.)
Scales Mound, IL (5.4 mi.)
Hazel Green, WI (6.2 mi.)
Benton, WI (7.4 mi.)
Menominee, IL (9.1 mi.)
Shullsburg, WI (10.0 mi.)
Cuba City, WI (10.5 mi.)
Saint Donatus, IA (11.6 mi.)
Elizabeth, IL (12.3 mi.)
Apple River, IL (13.5 mi.)

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  1. My cousin and I talked to a old lady there on the creek under the railroad tracks.she walked to the house and vanished. We went across the fence down the driveway and sticks started falling out of the trees at us. Then the car wouldn’t start.

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