In 2007, Bruce and Lisa Cline formed the Little Egypt Ghost Society. Since that time, Bruce and Lisa 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 and the Daily Egyptian newspapers. They have also been featured on WRUL and WROY radio as well as WSIU-TV. Bruce Cline is a paranormal investigator and ghost historian. He was born and raised in Southern Illinois and currently lives in Carbondale, Illinois with his wife Lisa. 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 Corps of Engineers Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve. He is also an Illinois licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Bruce has had a long time fascination with history, folklore and ghost stories. While in high school, he started the Gaslight Ghoul Club, which would meet in his backyard tree house to tell ghost stories.
History, Mystery, and Hauntings of Southern Illinois
At long last, the archives of the Little Egypt Ghost Society and the Gaslight Ghoul Club have been opened. Within these pages, uncover the secrets behind some of southern Illinois’ most famous ghost stories and legends. Bruce and Lisa Cline expose the truth behind the Murphysboro Mud Monster, present evidence of paranormal activity at places such as the Rose Hotel, Oakland Cemetery, and Harrisburg’s Cinema 4, and explain the history behind some of southern Illinois’ most controversial and eccentric figures. From the Old Slavehouse, to the Rose Hotel, to the Woodlawn Sarcophagus and beyond, join the Little Egypt Ghost Society as they explore some of Illinois oldest and most interesting places!