Stevens Point, Portage County, Wisconsin
spelled as "Boyscouts Lane" on some websites.
The road got it's
name because of a tragic event that occurred here.
- One version is
that a troop of Boy
Scouts on a camping trip were murdered by their bus driver on
this isolated road.
version of the story is that a Boy Scout troop mysteriously disappeared
on this road and was never seen again.
- A third story
is that a troop of Boy Scouts were camping here and some of
them were wandering around at night and accidentally dropped
a lantern resulting in a fire that killed the rest of the
There is no
evidence of missing persons or a mass murder or a tragic fire. The road got
it's name because at one time the Boy Scouts owned the land there
and had intentions of building a Boy Scout camp.
- The road is rumored to
- After dark a swinging
light, that appears to be a lantern carried by somebody, has
been seen on the road. Supposedly the light is carried
by the ghosts of Boy Scouts who are searching for their
troop that they accidentally killed in a fire.
We did speak with
one individual who provided a firsthand account of having seen the
moving light on the road.
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