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Kathi Kresol

815.871.4239||www.hauntedrockford.com

Kathi Kresol, local historian and paranormal researcher is owner of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events.  At most events, Kathi will share stories of Rockford’s past.

October 2018

Hauntings and Ghostly Encounters Presentation

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
North Suburban Library District – Loves Park, 6340 N. Second Street
Loves Park, IL , IL 61111 United States
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Celebrate the Halloween Season with local author and historian Kathi Kresol!  Kathi will present stories that she has discovered through her research into the darker side of history, oddities, paranormal, and just plain weird side of our local region. This event is free and there is no registration required.

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Historic Haunted Home Walking Tour

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Rockford Art Museum, 711 N Main St,
Rockford, IL 61103 United States
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$20.00 40 tickets left

Kathi Kresol from Haunted Rockford is thrilled to partner with the Rockford Art Museum for this very unique event.  We will meet at the Art Museum and then explore the nearby historic neighborhood.  Kathi will share the history and the mystery that surrounds certain homes along the way.  This is a walking tour so please dress accordingly.   The price for this event is $20.00 and must be paid in advance.  Rockford Art Museum Members can get a discount price of…

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Things that Go BUMP in the Night: True Ghostly Tales and Legends

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
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$20.00 23 tickets left

Celebrate Halloween with Tinker Swiss Cottage and Haunted Rockford!  Local authors Terri Reid and Kathi Kresol will be joining us for this special evening of spine-tingling and bone-chilling stories! Terri Reid, best-selling author of the Mary O’Reilly paranormal series and Kathi Kresol, founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Events will share their favorite tales of their own paranormal encounters and other local legends.  After the presentation, Samantha Hochmann, Executive Director of Tinker Swiss Cottage share the history of this unique home…

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Ghastly Crimes and Ghostly Encounters – True Stories of Rockford’s Past

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rock River Branch Library, 3128 11th Street
Rockford, IL 61109 United States
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Local author and tour guide, Kathi Kresol, will share peculiar and puzzling tales from the area. This program is free and open to the public.  Registration is not required.

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Local Hauntings and Legends

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rock Valley College, 3301 N Mulford Road
Rockford, IL 61114 United States
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Local Author and Paranormal Enthusiast, Kathi Kresol will share some of her favorite stories of mysteries, hauntings and legends from this area.  Kathi has been researching and writing about the mysteries in this region for over a decade.  Her book "Haunted Rockford, Illinois" was published in October 2017. This is a free event and open to the public.  No registration is required.

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Haunted Rockford: Tales of Ghostly Encounters

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Byron Public Library, 100 S. Washington St
Byron, IL 61010 United States
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Kathi Kresol, local historian and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Tours will share strange tales, ghost stories and hidden haunted history from Rockford, IL.  Kathi, founder of Haunted Rockford Tours and author of Rock River Times column, “Voices from the Grave,” has been researching local history for more than a decade. Please register for this event on the library website http://www.byron.lib.il.us/  

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Twisted Spirits: Haunted Pub Bus Tour

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hope and Anchor English Pub, 5040 North 2nd Street
Loves Park, IL 61111 United States
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$30.00 50 tickets left

Celebrate the Halloween Season in true Haunted Rockford style!  We will start our tour at the very haunted Hope and Anchor English Pub.  Kathi Kresol of Haunted Rockford will share the history of this location and Hope and Anchor staff will share the ghostly encounters that they have witnessed.  Then we will travel in a coach bus to different haunted pubs throughout the city where you will have a chance to experience spirits of both kinds: liquid and ghostly! Get…

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Spooktacular Haunts at Anderson Japanese Gardens

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Anderson Japanese Gardens, 318 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Join us for a Hoo-rifically Spooky Halloween in the Anderson Japanese Gardens.  The Garden is partnering with Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehab and Education Center and Haunted Rockford for a Halloween event that will be fun for the whole family!  Children are invited to come dressed in costume and explore the Garden in a new and spooky way! Registration not required; FREE for Garden Members; non-member pay regular Garden admission prices at the event:  Adults $9.50, Students $7.50.  Tickets can be…

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Paranormal Investigation of the Historic Veterans Memorial Hall

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Veterans Memorial Hall, 211 N. Main Street
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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$40.00 24 tickets left

Celebrate Halloween with Haunted Rockford! Haunted Rockford is thrilled to be invited to partner with the renown Ghost Hunter Dan Norvell for a special Paranormal Investigation of the historic Veterans Memorial Hall.  This exciting event will let you be the paranormal investigator!  Guests will be in small groups as you join the team in the most active locations in the Hall.  You are welcome and encouraged to bring your own equipment (cameras, camcorders, audio recorders, emf detectors, etc.). Director of the…

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Haunted and Historic Stateline Presentation

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Boulevard
Beloit, WI 53511 United States
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For Teens and Adults: Join paranormal investigator and local historian Kathi Kresol and Spirit Medium Sara Bowker as they discuss some of their ghostly encounters.  Kathi Kresol's book "Haunted Rockford, IL." will be available for purchase.   This program is free and open to the public.  Registration isn't required.        

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Haunted History and Legends of Northern Illinois

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Boone County Historical Miuseum, 314 S State St
Belvidere, IL 61008 United States
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Kathi Kresol, local historian, and founder of Haunted Rockford Paranormal Tours, will be presenting a talk about some of the most intriguing local ghostly legends.  Kathi has been researching Rockford’s history for a decade; she has been published in several books including her solo projects Murder and Mayhem in Rockford, and Haunted Rockford, Illinois.  Kathi also writes a column for the Rock River Times titled, "Voices from the Grave". Tickets available at the event or through the Museum.  Cost will…

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November 2018

Paranormal Investigation at Historic Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
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$40.00 46 tickets left

tinkerHaunted Rockford is proud to partner with renowned Ghost Investigator Dale Kaczmarek and his Ghost Research Society (GHS) to investigate this exciting location.  There have been many claims to paranormal experiences in this historic home and it was featured on the SyFy Channel's Ghost Hunters Paranormal Show.  Guests will meet up for the investigation at the barn. We will travel through four “hot spots”  in an actual paranormal investigation. Kathi Kresol and new Executive Director Samantha Hochmann will share the history of…

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December 2018

Ghosts of Christmas Past

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tinker Swiss Cottage, 411 Kent Street
Rockford, IL United States
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$20.00 48 tickets left

Come celebrate the holidays Haunted Rockford style at Tinker Swiss Cottage! This program will start in the barn.  Kathi Kresol and Samantha Hochmann will present the history and share the ghostly encounters experienced by staff and visitors.  Psychic Sara Bowker will share her impressions of who actually lingers in the halls of this historic building.  Guests will be allowed to tour the house and see the most haunted rooms.  The house will be decorated for the Holidays in true Victorian fashion!…

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