Big River Inn

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This 1879 inn has a haunted restaurant. The ghost is said to be a former employee named Kenny who makes himself known by hiding things in the kitchen and turning on the TV.

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200 Beaver St
Genoa, WI 54632
United States

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43.574987481995514, -91.22586581117503
Vernon County, Wisconsin
Nearest Towns:
Genoa, WI (0.1 mi.)
Stoddard, WI (6.0 mi.)
New Albin, IA (6.3 mi.)
Chaseburg, WI (8.6 mi.)
Brownsville, MN (8.7 mi.)
De Soto, WI (10.6 mi.)
Eitzen, MN (12.7 mi.)
Coon Valley, WI (13.8 mi.)
Hokah, MN (14.1 mi.)
Caledonia, MN (14.2 mi.)

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  1. My mom Lois Bakkestuen formerly Henry worked as a waitress in the 1980s at the Big River Inn and used to complain and whine about a former boss named Kenny Beck.

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