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Photos shoot in the Forest Preserve behind Chicagos Montrose cemetery Photos taken in the Forest Preserve behind Chicago’s Montrose cemetery
Forget about Burr Oak cemetery, Another Chicago area cemetery has issues. I took a bunch of photos behind a cemetery while walking in Labaugh Woods on the Northwest side of Chicago.

Paint sprayed wall under bridge on pathway to Montrose cemetery
Paint sprayed wall under bridge on pathway to Montrose cemetery’s lost graveyard

These photos were taken as I took a summer stroll with my kids in the Cook County Forest Preserve just outside the Montrose cemetery fence. I wonder how many other Chicago area cemetaries are currupt?
Our stroll started as we went under the abandon train bridge via the woods. The walls under the bridge were spray painted with violent/satanic markings.

On the other side of the bridge we were greeted by un-friendly, seemingly homeless people living in the woods near the lost cemetery. It looked as though they were worshiping to a strange hooded object . They were using smoke to chant at the weird statue looking thing. Weird faces appeared in the smoke. Some of the people were getting upset that I was photographing them. Some were trying to hide their faces.
Past the bridge we saw these headstones that looked as though they were just thrown all around the area. Some were covered with brush, and sometimes grown trees, an indication that they have been there quite a while.
When you look at the following photos we took you gotta wonder…

Homeless people worshipping to a strange statue in Labaugh Woods Chicago near the Montrose cemetery in Chicago
Strange faces appeared in the smoke used during worship
Worshipping to a strange statue. The woman in this photo yelled at us in a strange language.
One woman is yelling/chanting while another is hidding her face from our camera.
Overturned and discarded headstones in Chicago graveyard
Overturned and discarded headstones in the Forest Preserve behind Chicago's Montrose cemetery graveyard.
These headstones were thrown all around the area, covered with brush, and sometimes grown trees, an indication that they have been here quite a while
Most of these lost head stones are from late 1800's early 1900's
Covered in brush and overgrown with trees and grass.
Next to a large tree, where is the rest of this grave?
Upside down and covered in brush, it is obvious these head stons were simply tossed away here.
Turn of the century head stones thrown away here from the Montrose cemetery.

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