Alton has long had the reputation of one of the most haunted towns in America. If you visit one of the many haunted locations around the region, chances are you have taken a few pictures. Now you can easily share them on social media with a new app offered by the local tourism office.
Alton Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau President Brett Stawar says the Haunted Alton app is available free in iTunes and Android stores, and offers a unique feature.
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The bureau promotes a variety of tours of the city's haunted sites throughout the year, but business tends to pick up in the fall as Halloween approaches. The tours are run by independent operators and range from visits to haunted sites to attempts at ghost hunting.
Serving the areas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.