Local author Kaylan Schardan will present Coal Country Hauntings at the Benld Public Library on Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30 pm. Folklore and legends are abundant in rural Macoupin County. As the fall season approaches we are reminded of these spooky talks and mysteries that inspire our imagination. Haunted Carlinville: History and Hauntings that Shaped Macoupin County, a new book by Schardan, explores the haunted and strange history of this former prairie land.
Schardan will explore the hauntings and folklore behind some the most important and tragic events in Macoupin County History, including horrendous mining accidents, notorious bootleggers, and a brutal murder, all of which played a crucial role in Macoupin County history.
Copies of book will be available for purchase that night or on line at americanhauntingsink.com. For more information please contact the library at 217-835-4045.