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Maywood Home for Soldiers Widows

Maywood Home for Soldiers Widows

224 N 1st Avenue
Maywood, Illinois
60153 USA

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Maywood, IL is home to one of the most haunted places in the state, Maywood Home for Soldiers Widows. Come explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.


This handsome Georgian Revival building was constructed by the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic in 1924. It was designed by Francis E. Dunlap and exhibits simple red brick, 2-story facades with Classical detailing and a screened portico facing the Des Plaines River. It was in continuous use by veterans’ families, until 1973. It is now a retirement home for senior citizens.

This property was featured in the 2018's World's Largest Ghost Hunt (http://www.nationalghosthuntingday.com/)


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This property, as part of our network, has been added for they may have history, validation or folk tales of having spirited activities. Please take caution in approaching and visiting these locations, since courtesy, respect, and caution should be a top priority in every Haunted Investigator's style. Also, do realize, some of these places may have permanently closed, changed ownership and/or names, or just are not available for your visits. Please respect this. We are not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided on this listing, but offer it as a first step in finding your next haunted travel destination. Please do confirm with the property before making any plans to visit. If you visit, tour or investigate this property (or any of our properties), we are not responsible or held liable for any outcomes, lack of evidence or injuries associated with your travels. This is only for entertainment purposes, and information provided is only as found in public domains (or as offered by the associated contributor (as a claimed property). For more information, please read our TERMS OF SERVICE (linked below).


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Date added: Mar/13/2019 | Last time updated: Mar/30/2020

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