When just about any native of the Alton area thinks of a haunted house, normally one name comes to mind - the infamous McPike Mansion. Thousands of visitors and paranormal investigators have visited the grounds of the notorious McPike Mansion claiming spirits still roam this property. Mysterious stories include servants of the building, a cook in the kitchen and the strange death of a woman in the bathtub. Some even believe that Eleanor and Henry McPike still roam the corridors of their former home.
The McPike Mansion has been featured on several television shows and investigated by numerous paranormal investigators. Many themes tours are given on a seasonal basis, and reservations are required. Call 618-830-2179 for details.
2019 Tours: April 27, May 18, June 8, July 20, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, and Sept. 28.