Bruce Cline

Bruce Cline is a paranormal investigator and ghost historian. He received B.S. and B.A. Degrees from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. Bruce is a former law enforcement officer and currently works as a Radiologic Technologist specializing in CT/MRI and is a retired U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lieutenant Colonel. He is also an Illinois licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer.

Bruce has had a long time fascination with history, folklore and ghost stories. As a young schoolboy in 1967, he started the Gaslight Ghoul Club which would meet in his backyard tree house to tell ghost stories. In 2007 the Little Egypt Ghost Society was formed by Bruce Cline. Since that time, Bruce and other team members have traveled extensively throughout the Midwest in search of the history, mystery and hauntings of interesting people, places and things.

The Little Egypt Ghost Society has been featured in the Southern Illinoisan, Harrisburg Daily Register, Disclosure and the Daily Egyptian newspapers. They have also been featured on WOOZ, WDBX, WRUL and WROY radio as well as WSIL and WSIU TV.

Even More History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois

Even More History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois by Bruce Cline and Tracey Todd BraggView Book Page

Southern Illinois can be a strange and fascinating place. Just ask Bruce Cline and the Little Egypt Ghost Society. They have been exploring the mysteries of “Area 618” for more than six years. In the third book of their “History, Mystery, and Hauntings” trilogy, they bring you some of the most interesting stories yet uncovered.

Does a monster glide through the waters of Stump Pond?  Does a ghost named Henry haunt Shryock Auditorium? Where are the Herrin Massacre victims buried? Don’t be left in the dark.

From ghosts in the attic, to the legend of Pott’s Inn, to the home of outlaws and bootleggers and beyond, join the Little Egypt Ghost Society as they explore some of Illinois’ oldest and most interesting places!

More History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois

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In his first book, Bruce Cline opened the archives of the Little Egypt Ghost Society and the Gaslight Ghoul Club for the first time. Now, join him again as he brings you all new tales of southern Illinois’ most notorious places and historical events.

You may have heard of John Crenshaw, Little Egypt’s notorious slave owner, but did you know that he may have been responsible for the haunting screams emanating from the mysterious Pig Island? Have you heard the story behind the bloody Harpe Brothers, or braved Tuttle Bottoms and its monster?

From Southern Illinois University’s hidden tunnels, to the Gates of Hell, to the stomping grounds of the Hamp Mine Monster and beyond, join the Little Egypt Ghost Society as they explore some of Illinois’ oldest and most interesting places!