Old Baraboo Inn

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This renovated, historic pub and grille, and former brewery and brothel, is believed to have many active spirits in the building according to paranormal investigators. Audio recordings of voices and sounds and video of orbs, light flashes, and anomalies have all been captured. Cowboys, a prostitute named Mary, several children, and previous owners are among those believed to be regulars while others pass through. Most recent investigative findings are consistent with other groups and psychics who have visited. The owner, along with employees, customers, and salesmen, have experienced moving objects, balls of light, shadows, voices, taps on the head, temperature changes, doors that open and shut, apparition of an old woman, and much more.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

Address:
135 Walnut St
Baraboo, WI 53913
United States

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GPS:
43.465305, -89.74035400000002
County:
Sauk County, Wisconsin
Nearest Towns:
Baraboo, WI (0.4 mi.)
West Baraboo, WI (1.6 mi.)
North Freedom, WI (6.4 mi.)
Bluffview, WI (6.7 mi.)
Merrimac, WI (8.6 mi.)
Rock Springs, WI (9.2 mi.)
Lake Delton, WI (9.8 mi.)
Lake Wisconsin, WI (10.4 mi.)
Wisconsin Dells, WI (11.3 mi.)
Prairie du Sac, WI (12.4 mi.)

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  1. I am the founder of Paranormal Encounters WI and I can first hand say we have captured great evidence at this locations. In fact we have had unrestricted access to the entire building and can say without a doubt this is in the top 3 most active locations we have been too in the Untied States to date!. Worth a trip to meet the owner BC Farr and hear his stories and have him show you some captures. He enjoys sharing that info with folks.

  2. I worked there for months, absolutly nothing happened but a bunch of mind play by the owner, even cought a doctored pic, truck door in a 2nd fl window while the truck was at the curb lol.

  3. I’ve been an independent investigator for most my life. When I found out my ex husband moved into the apartment above this bar, I couldn’t wait to drop the kids off. I didn’t expect the energy to hit me so hard. The air of the entire upstairs is very heavy. This is most definitely a hot spot! My ex husband still lives there to this day, and whenever the spirits act up while the kids are there, they tell them to leave them alone and it goes quiet again. Great place to investigate!!

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