The Mineral Springs Hotel in 1938.

A Haunted Location for a Book Shop?

by

John J. Dunphy

Author’s note: From 1992 to 2002, my book store was located in a former hotel that had been converted into a mall — and was supposedly haunted. I wrote this column for the 3/10/02 edition of [Alton, IL]

John J. Dunphy is the author of any number of books including and. He owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, Illinois.

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John J. Dunphy owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL USA. Google him to learn more about this enigmatic person who is such a gifted writer and poet.

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John J. Dunphy

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John J. Dunphy owns The Second Reading Book Shop in Alton, IL USA. Google him to learn more about this enigmatic person who is such a gifted writer and poet.

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