Location: Kewaunee, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
Correction: Some Web sites
erroneously refer to it as the "Karston
Hotel." The correct name is "The Historic
The Reputed History:
Karsten Inn is haunted by several ghosts including Mr. Karsten,
a young boy, and a former maid named "Agatha" who
haunts room 310
We visited the Historic Karsten Inn,
interviewed staff and guests, and spent the night in room
- It is said that a maid who used to live
and work there haunts the kitchen and third floor room where
she stayed, her name was Agatha.
opens and closes doors at night.
mischievously knocks over sugar bowls and salt
shakers to tease the kitchen staff.
materializes in the lobby or her room.
diaries frequently mention the toilet flushing or
water faucet turning on by itself.
- Many children have told their
parents about playing in the hallway with a little
boy. Most, upon seeing this portrait of
William Karsten the II, exclaimed, "That's
- The ghost of Mr. Karsten has
also been reported to haunt the inn.
- Ghosts will set the alarm clock
in the kitchen to go off at exactly midnight.
- The lights in the hallway will
- Cold and hot spots.
- Unusual odors.
- Sounds of breaking glass in the
bar, sounds of a child running upstairs, sounds of a
flute being played, indecipherable whispering,
sounds of furniture moving in rooms, and sounds of a
woman crying on the second floor.
- The lights in
the hallway do flicker, but only when the soda machine
around the corner kicks in.
- The alarm
clock in the kitchen did go off at midnight while we were
- We were able
to measure a cold spot in Agatha's room.
- We heard
tapping sounds coming from the floor within Agatha's room.
- At 3:00 a.m.
we were awakened by loud rapping noises which were recorded on tape.
- EMF Meter:
- IR Thermal
Probe: Anomaly - Cold spot in Agatha's room
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