Bachelor's Grove has been desecrated by people throughout the years, including "cult" or Satanic groups. Chicago's notorious gangsters are reported to have been killed and dumped in the nearby lake. Tombstones are said to move "by themselves" and reappear just as mysteriously. A ghost "farmhouse " has been reported as being seen by paranormal investigators and visitors to the cemetery. Many people have reported orbs and mysterious streaks of light, ranging from white to red in color.