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Ghosts of Springfield and southern Illinois

Rachel Brooks Posadas

Ghosts of Springfield and southern Illinois

and other haunted tales from the prairie state

by Rachel Brooks Posadas

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Published by Schiffer Pub. Ltd. in Atglen, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghosts -- Illinois,
  • Ghosts -- Illinois -- Springfield

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRachel Brooks Posadas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1472.U6 P68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23649051M
    ISBN 109780764333040
    LC Control Number2009922712
    OCLC/WorldCa320188622

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