The Legend of Pemberton Hall
Since the 1950s, a story has been told to every generation of girls who reside in Eastern Illinois University’s legendary Pemberton Hall, the first all-female dormitory in the state of Illinois.
This story involves an infamous dorm mother named Mary Hawkins and the ghost of a girl who was allegedly murdered in the fourth floor piano room over ninety years ago.
Pemberton Hall’s fourth floor has been closed for generations, adding fuel to the legend. Now peer behind the locked doors and find out what really happened on that dark and stormy night at Eastern Illinois University!
This is the most comprehensive account of the legend ever written.
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Posted on September 28, 2008, in Folklore and tagged Charleston, Eastern Illinois University, Folklore, Ghost, Illinois, Livingston C. Lord, Mary Hawkins, Pemberton Hall, The Roommate's Death. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.