Haunted Wisconsin Book Roundup

Where can you find the most haunted places in Wisconsin? What are the stories behind the goatman, the beast of Bray Road, Bigfoot, and other strange creatures seen around the state? Want to have an encounter with aliens?

These books document bizarre Wisconsin history, paranormal stories, Wisconsin legends and folklore, UFOs, and more.

Haunted Wisconsin

Haunted Wisconsin: Ghosts and Strange Phenomena of the Badger State
Wisconsin’s leading authority on the paranormal presents strange stories from around the state, from witches in the Wisconsin Dells to spirits in the State Capitol, encounters with Kenosha’s headless nun, the Man Bat of Lacrosse, Rocky the Rock Lake Monster, pancake-pushing aliens, the ghost of gangster John Dillinger, explorations of Aztalan’s ancient mounds, the ghostly bars and taverns of Madison and Milwaukee, and the creepy town of Caryville, one of the most haunted places in America.
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Goatman: Flesh or Folklore?

Goatman legends in Wisconsin
Wisconsin author and paranormal researcher J. Nathan Couch explores the gruesome goatman legends in Wisconsin dating back to the 1800s, as well as similar lore from around the country.
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The Beast of Bray Road

The Beast of Bray Road by Linda S. Godfrey
Journalist Linda S. Godfrey was covering the strange sightings of a werewolf-like creature in Elkhorn, Wisconsin in the early 90s. This book brings together the eye witness accounts, the local lore, and more to present the full story of the Beast of Bray Road.
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The Wisconsin Road Guide to Haunted Locations

The Wisconsin Road Guide to Haunted Locations by Chad Lewis
Your road guide for finding haunted bars, bed & breakfasts, bridges, campgrounds, cemeteries, churches, fire stations, hotels, lighthouses, mansions, parks, railroad tracks, restaurants, roads, rocks, schoolhouses, stores, theaters, and much, much more.
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The W-Files

The W-Files by Jay Rath
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Weird Wisconsin

Weird Wisconsin
There’s a lot more to the Badger State than badgers; it’s also filled to the brim with weirdness. Visit Burlington’s Spinning Top Museum and recoil at the worm shower of Palmyra. Take a look at Highway 13’s Reptile Man, see the World’s Largest Six Pack, then get spooked over the haunted bridges of Stevens Point. From Madison’s Loony Lawyer to the Wily Wizard of Waukesha, this indispensible guide takes you on a journey you’ll never forget.
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Badger Boneyards

Badger Boneyards
The bodies are buried, but the stories are not. From the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer barons to displaced Chippewa graves and miniscule family plots, Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story unearths the stories of Wisconsin. Football great John Heisman is buried here, as is the state’s smallest man, a woman whose tombstone names her murderer, and the boy who would not tell a lie and paid the price.
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Haunted Wisconsin

Haunted Wisconsin
The stories of Wisconsin’s ghosts gathered from interviews with credible eyewitnesses, on-site explorations, historical archives, newspaper reports, and other sources.
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Odd Wisconsin

Odd Wisconsin
These brief glimpses into Wisconsin’s past will surprise, perplex, astonish, and otherwise connect readers with the state’s fascinating history. From “the voyageur with a hole in his side” to “pigs beneath the legislature,” Odd Wisconsin gathers 300 years of curiosities.
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Wisconsin Death Trip

Wisconsin Death Trip
First published in 1973, this remarkable book about life in a small turn-of-the-century Wisconsin town has become a cult classic. Lesy has collected and arranged photographs taken between 1890 and 1910 by a Black River Falls photographer, Charles Van Schaik.
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Wisconsin’s Most Haunted

Wisconsin's Most Haunted
Wisconsin’s Most Haunted is based off of some of the most haunted places in Wisconsin and tells stories of the location. It covers the history about the haunted location and takes you inside with a professional paranormal team the Fox Valley Ghost Hunters and you will listen to first hand accounts from the investigators some of which were scratched and touched by things unseen in the dark.
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Related: Milwaukee Paranormal Conference Oct. 13-15, 2017



 

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