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Legends, Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore, Myths and Ghosts in Wisconsin
The ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee; giant, finned serpents, as well as spirits and a powerful manitou, in Devil's Lake (Da-wa-kah-char-gra) where the Ho-Chunk nation still celebrate their spiritual rites; the legend of Maiden Rock, one of the sites said to be where the Native American maiden Winona leapt to her death because her father forbade her marriage to the man she loved; the beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; the Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; the apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; and ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
The spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; the mischievious spirit of "Agatha", the cigar smoking ghost of William Karsten, the playful spectre of little Billy Karsten, as well as other hauntings and psychokinetic manifestations, at the Karsten Hotel (The Historic Karsten Inn) in Kewaunee; a young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena; the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; tall tales of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe (scholars regard Wisconsin as his true home and the earliest collected stories were probably in "Legends of Paul Bunyan, Lumberjack" published by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters); and the carnivorous, forest dwelling hidebehind, which can conceal itself anywhere (you are safe if you drink beer around the campfire, as the hidebehind loathes the taste of alcohol), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Wisconsin
Evening grosbeaks, beavers, sparrows, cerulean warblers, yellow-crowned night-herons, woodcocks, bobcats, introduced ring-necked pheasants, grouse, black-backed woodpeckers, northern harriers, trumpeter swans, prothonotary warblers, minks, otters, Acadian flycatchers, Caspian terns, muskrats, martens, thrushes, eastern meadowlarks, pileated woodpeckers, timber rattlesnakes, black bears, Bell's vireos, mourning doves, gray jays, bald eagles, white-winged crossbills, squirrels, marsh wrens, common ravens, increasing numbers of moose, gray wolves, brown thrashers, Kentucky warblers, endangered Eastern massasauga rattlesnakes, fishers, ducks, sandhill cranes, Blandings turtles, chipmunks, northern cardinals, bobolinks, foxes, red crossbills, garter snakes, wild turkeys, reintroduced elk, ospreys, black terns, common loons, Yellow-throated warblers, sedge wrens, raccoons, barred owls, bull snakes, boreal chickadees, coyotes, blue jays, blue-winged warblers, green herons, white-tailed deer, cottontail rabbits, red-winged blackbirds, yellow headed blackbirds, black-capped chickadees and turkey vultures are among the wild animals of Wisconsin.
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