Freeport, Illinois — Did you know town lore has it that Freeport, Illinois has or once had secret underground tunnels? A number of sources tell us that city rumor has it that back in the Al Capone mobster days, secret tunnels existed that ran from the hotel in downtown Freeport and lead all the way to once mysterious mansion on the outskirts of town on Galena Avenue. (Shown below)
The mansion itself is filled with plenty of Freeport mobster lore with stories of Capone, gangsters, secret walls and helicopters landing here at all hours of the night and day.
It is said that the tunnels are still open to this day.
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