Resurrection Mary, Part 3: Anna Marija Norkus

Resurrection Mary is one of Chicago‘s most famous ghosts. And, having been featured on paranormal shows like Unsolved Mysteries, In Search Of, and Arthur C. Clarke’s World of Strange Powers, she might just be the most famous Vanishing Hitchhiker in the world. For decades, people fascinated with the story have been trying to answer the […]

Resurrection Mary, Part 2: Mary Bregovy

Resurrection Mary is one of Chicago’s most famous ghosts and, over the years, a number of “candidates” have been put to answer the question: Who was she?

Mary Bregovy, like the girl in the Resurrection Mary legend, had lived on Damen Avenue and had died in an automobile accident in the 1930s. But, despite people who knew her while she was alive having reported seeing her on Archer Avenue after her death, Mary Bregovy didn’t look like the girl who is normally described in Resurrection Mary sightings.

On this episode, we discuss how she fits into the Resurrection Mary legend.

The Waldheim Flapper

Chicago’s most famous Vanishing Hitchhiker is, without a doubt, the ghost of the young woman (or women) who has come to be called Resurrection Mary. But, we’ll come back to that.

On this episode, we explore the story of one of Chicago’s other vanishing hitchhikers: The Waldheim Flapper.

The “White Witch” of Niles Canyon Road

Every year, on February 26th, a young woman is said to appear alongside Niles Canyon Road.

There are many stories as to how her ghost came to be; a carriage accident, a young girl gone missing in the canyon, and a heart-broken actress from the earliest days of cinema.

But, which of those stories is true? Find out on this Patreon-exclusive episode of Epitaph: The Others.