Historic Auto Attractions in Roscoe, Illinois is home to thousands of amazing historical pieces with fascinating stories to share, but one specific piece is believed to be the source of many paranormal experiences within the museum.

A Historic Gem in Roscoe, Illinois

If you have lived in Northern Illinois for some time and have never visited Historic Auto Attractions in Roscoe, you are TOTALLY missing out! This museum is packed full of fascinating pieces of national and entertainment history, and you will always discover something new each time you visit.

Historic Auto Attractions via Facebook, Canva
Historic Auto Attractions via Facebook, Canva

It has been many years since I last visited Historic Auto Attractions, and I need to change that ASAP, especially after learning that this museum is home to a "cursed" piece of entertainment history.

The James Dean Curse

James Dean was an American actor who died in a car crash on September 30, 1955, while he was driving his "cursed"  955 Porsche 550. Reports say that only one piece of Dean's Porsche still exists today, and it can be found at Historic Auto Attractions.

Historic Auto Attractions via Facebook
Historic Auto Attractions via Facebook

While this piece is incredibly unique, the dark story behind it is even more interesting...

Owning the last known piece of James Dean's Porsche is incredible for Historic Auto Attractions, but owner Wayne Lensing got a little more than he bargained for when acquiring the piece.

Paranormal Experiences at Historic Auto Attractions

I recently found an article from Haunted Rockford that said they, along with team members from the Midwest Ghost Investigators and Ghost Head Soup Paranormal Investigators, have been investigating Historic Auto Attractions for some time now, and what they have found is pretty spooky.

The article says;

The investigators have witnessed footsteps, disembodied voices, and EVPs in the museum. They have also picked up words on equipment that answer specific questions asked by the different team members. These results are very exciting and have led the members to believe that the museum is definitely haunted.

Want to see what paranormal things you could experience at Historic Auto Attractions? Start planning your visit now at historicautoattractions.com.

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