Spirit Tour

Honoring whitewater's haunted history

Learn about the haunted legends of Whitewater, WI, hear the “Witches of Whitewater” stories, and learn how Whitewater got the name “Second Salem.”

Whether you’re a skeptic, a paranormal enthusiast or just looking to learn more about Whitewater’s haunted history, you won’t want to miss Whitewater’s annual Spirit Tour! Whitewater may seem like a normal Midwestern town, but it hides a dark past, one rife with tales of witches, ghosts, strange murders, and occult practices. In fact, Whitewater’s supernatural history has earned it the nickname, “Second Salem.”

On the Spirit Tour, you will learn about Whitewater’s “spirited” sites. You’ll experience cemeteries under the stars, visit with Whitewater’s most (in)famous historical inhabitants, and gain an understanding of spiritualism and its impact on our city.  Be sure to look out for the witches of Whitewater, the ghost of Nellie Horan—you never know where she might make an appearance—and the curious configuration of the graves of the unlucky (or potentially cursed, if you believe the stories) Winchesters.

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Event Details

Date: October 2023
Time: 5p-10p
Location: Bus Tour – Fuzzy Pig  Walking Tour – Cravath Lakefront Park

5p: Check-In
6p: Historical Presentation
6:30p: Bus & walking tours depart

*This event is limited to adult participants 18 years of age and older due to insurance liability and coverage.

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Sale launches in the summer!

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