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Wisconsin lore

antics and anecdotes of Wisconsin people and places

by Robert Edward Gard

  • 117 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Duell, Sloan and Pearce in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin,
  • Wisconsin.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- Wisconsin.,
    • Folklore -- Wisconsin.,
    • Wisconsin -- History -- Anecdotes.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Robert E. Gard and L. G. Sorden.
      GenreAnecdotes.
      ContributionsSorden, L. G. joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF581.6 .G3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination368 p.
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5851856M
      LC Control Number62012168
      OCLC/WorldCa1266112

      The first group to reach a large audience appeared in the Milwaukee-based nature magazine, "The Outer's Book", in February ; these were reprinted in The Washington Post and the Wisconsin State Journal a few weeks later. Could it have climbed the tree? Edgar Hoover. Is it possible that a frozen plesiosaur survived and came back to life after thawing in the lake? Today he's mentioned in more than 1, books, and more than have been entirely devoted to his exploits never mind the audio recordings, videos and musical scores or the half-million Web pages and is one of the most widespread icons in our culture. Inspired by the mythical notion of a Round River that flows back on itself, essayist and nature writer Hildebrand spent one summer making a circuit of Wisconsin rivers, beginning and ending at the Chippewa River, which runs through the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire campus where he teaches.

      There is no known link between the sightings in adjoining states, other than the similarity of the creature described. Now it's tourists who are hot on the gangsters' trail, not FBI agents. Inthey built a roadhouse on Star Lake. Local areas such as the Ozarks, explored by Vance Randolph, have been well She asked if he had any book ideas. Then he stole their car.

      Following the release of "The Legend", a popular song about the Michigan Dogman inauthor Steve Cook received dozens of reports, including photograph and film evidence of the creature. By Mark Beech. Charles Brown heard them from a retired camp foreman in Oshkosh in the early s, and by the opening years of the 20th century they were well known in logging camps from coast to coast. Over the years, Little Bohemia has hosted throngs of what it calls "bullet-hole customers,'' named for the holes that still can be seen. Madison, Wisconsin, ].


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Wisconsin lore book

For a map and details, see Travel Wisconsin's Gangster Tourwhich includes video tours. Beaver Dam : The historic Hotel Rogers in Beaver Dam, now an apartment building called The Rogers, stood in for Tucson's Hotel Congress, the site of the Dillinger gang's capture after a fire broke out and authorities recognized them.

It was built by wealthy Chicago businessman Jacob Loeb as a retreat after the sensational trial of his teen-aged nephew, Richard Loeb, who was convicted with friend Nathan Leopold of murdering a young boy for the thrill of it. There is no known link between the sightings in adjoining states, other than the similarity of the creature described.

Then he stole their car. This is when Shepard finally admitted it was all an elaborate prank. Eastern states such as Virginia have often been well-covered. Concurrently with the sightings in Wisconsin, there was a rash of similar encounters in the neighboring state of Michigan.

When the car threw a rod, he walked 20 miles through forest and ended up at Dillman's Bay Resort. This story is often discredited due to the fact that the strange animal was discovered, and eventually captured, by Eugene Shepard — a man with a reputation for being a jokester.

But this one was monstrous, and it had an appetite to match. It is very large, intelligent, and brown-grey in color. The Beast of Bray Road was first reported in His name and face appeared on uncounted restaurant menus and tourist attractions across the country, and were used to advertise everything from construction lumber to loaves of bread.

Wisconsin Lore by Gard Robert Edward Sorden

Notice the tell-tale grin in the illustration above. Watt Cable : Just east of town, a resort on Lake Namekagon is rooted in Prohibition-era notoriety, though not gangsters. However, nearly every story takes place along one apparently very haunted stretch of road in the town of Dodgeville in Iowa County.

Even Scooby-Doo and those meddling kids have had run-ins withe a Hodag as well as Eugene Shepard himself. Years went by, and then one day, some men spotted a dark form floating in the water. But Emil recognized Dillinger, and Nan eventually grew worried and told her sister, who ran a resort down the road with her husband, Henry Voss.

In the s he was used as an icon of the heroic proletarian worker, and in the s he was enlisted to fight the Nazis.

How true are they? Newspaper editors love big round numbers and celebrations. Last updated on January 28, McCann chuckles recalling Eugene Shepard, a showman who when tasked with livening up the Oneida County Fair, captured a Hodag — a fierce beast of the Northwoods, in lumberjack lore — and charged fair attendees to hear the daring tale of its apprehension.

They scrambled out of the place, leaving their cash on the table and the bartender cowering behind the bar drinking up his stock in fear. He camps on a sandbar with a wild turtle for company.Lore is a podcast about non-fiction scary stories. Each episode examines historical events that show the dark side of human nature (usually through the lens of folklore) and is presented in a style that's been compared to a campfire hildebrandsguld.com series was created in by Aaron Mahnke as a marketing experiment and received the iTunes "Best of " hildebrandsguld.com: Horror, non-fiction.

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