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Superstitions of Early Illinois Settlers

Zodiac graphic linking the zodiac symbols to different body partsThe early settlers in Illinois had many superstitions and home remedies that seem odd today, including several superstitions based on the zodiac signs. While most people are familiar with the zodiac, we use today, what sets the settlers’ use of it apart is their application of it to the body. It was common for early settlers to assign zodiac signs to different parts of the body. Read more about Superstitions of Early Illinois Settlers