Deacon West Octagon House

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Some people believe that the builder of this manor killed his wife. Guests have reported voices and sometimes see apparitions.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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370 High Street
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
United States

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43.087808668898894, -88.2651761769921
Waukesha County, Wisconsin
Nearest Towns:
Pewaukee, WI (0.5 mi.)
Sussex, WI (3.9 mi.)
Hartland, WI (4.1 mi.)
Merton, WI (4.6 mi.)
Waukesha, WI (5.5 mi.)
Lannon, WI (6.4 mi.)
Chenequa, WI (6.6 mi.)
Nashotah, WI (7.0 mi.)
Delafield, WI (7.2 mi.)
Wales, WI (8.1 mi.)


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  1. I have heard rumors that on Halloween the windown repeadivly open and close. Also rumors are that it appears to be haunted because it’s built over a train track. However, the builder of this manor killed his wife sounds more realistic.

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