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Wednesday, June 9, 2010
After three years of extensive research on Milwaukee’s history and folklore, Allison Jornlin founded Milwaukee Ghosts: Tours and Investigations. This, in turn, led to her “haunted history tours” in the Historic Third Ward. Jornlin, who began her third season of tours...
Sunday, May 17, 2009
John Gurda created the landmark Making of Milwaukee documentary and the Milwaukee Public Museum offers the beloved Streets of Old Milwaukee. But our city's historic legacy is best experienced up close and personal: on a walking tour. For example, in the warmer months, the nonprofit Historic Milwaukee Inc. offers walking tours of Downtown, the Third Ward, East Town and the Lake Drive mansions, plus a bike tour of Walker's Point and, in the wintertime, a tour through Downtown's skywalks. But why not try something more offbeat...
Tuesday, May 20, 2008

by Sherry Strub

From North Avenue to the South Side, from Shorewood to Brookfield, the Milwaukee area has ghosts—or so says Sherry Strub in Milwaukee Ghosts. Strub takes the reader from place to place—homes, cemeteries, historic sites and even the hallowed Pfister Hotel—in a trek around the area. The interviews and stories are interesting, but they lack a sense of authority and spookiness. Accounts of people saying, “I had this