The Walker House

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The magnificent stone hotel and restaurant dates back to the 1800s. It is said that the hauntings here may stem from a man during that century who was hanged from a tree outside by an angry mob after he stole a horse from his neighbor. Witnesses to the hauntings have seen floating heads and felt cold gusts, and the mischievous spirit is said to play tricks such as locking employees in the walk-in freezer.

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Geographic Information

Address:
1 Water St
Mineral Point, WI 53565
United States

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GPS:
42.85742719300993, -90.17593193254089
County:
Iowa County, Wisconsin
Nearest Towns:
Mineral Point, WI (0.3 mi.)
Linden, WI (6.5 mi.)
Dodgeville, WI (7.5 mi.)
Edmund, WI (8.8 mi.)
Cobb, WI (10.9 mi.)
Rewey, WI (11.2 mi.)
Belmont, WI (11.6 mi.)
Hollandale, WI (12.2 mi.)
Darlington, WI (12.4 mi.)
Livingston, WI (13.2 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://thewalkerhouse.org/the-walker-house-2/

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  1. I was looking into buying the building back in 2004-5, I did a lot of roaming around the structure, there was no electricity so the only lighting was a flashlight. I had doors get shut behind me and felt cold pockets of air. I knew about this guy who has been wandering the place since he was hanged, I believe has name is Jeffery. While in the building, I experienced the most weird feelings on the second floor at the back of the hotel in the room second from the most south east. The back room is up a few steps. It is such a cool place, I would have loved to own it, having him there would have been an extra benefit, he means no harm unless he doesn’t like you. One of the guys who was with me got pushed, I don’t think he was liked. Ha Ha

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