Gillett Historical Society

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Built in 1908 by Ruth and John Smith, the historic mansion and museum is rumoured to be haunted. Local folk say the ghost is that of Mary Gillett (wife of the town founder), who used to live in a previous residence located on the site of the current structure (the former burnt to the ground after a suspicious fire in early 1908). Ghostly conversation has also been heard emanating from empty rooms.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

Address:
110 W Main St
Gillet, WI
United States

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GPS:
44.888724, -88.30908899999997
County:
Oconto County, Wisconsin
Nearest Towns:
Gillett, WI (0.1 mi.)
Pulcifer, WI (4.0 mi.)
Green Valley, WI (6.7 mi.)
Oconto Falls, WI (8.2 mi.)
Suring, WI (8.2 mi.)
Cecil, WI (8.9 mi.)
Krakow, WI (9.2 mi.)
Legend Lake, WI (11.5 mi.)
Bonduel, WI (12.2 mi.)
Lena, WI (13.5 mi.)

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