Chad Lewis, co-author of the
Wisconsin Road Guide to Haunted Locations,
will be one of five speakers at the upcoming
“Unexplained Conference” which will be held in
Eau Claire on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at
The Plaza Hotel, 1202 West Clairemont Ave. The
doors open at 6:30 p.m.
This is the 12th annual conference in Eau
Claire, and looks to be the biggest. At the
conference, Lewis will be covering some of the
best haunted places in the Menomonie including
the top five haunted places listed below. Lewis
will share some stories from the strange side of
Top 5 Haunted Places
1. The Gnome
of Devil’s Punch Bowl — In addition to
mysterious voices, phantom apparitions and
unexplained cold breezes, visitors report
seeing a gnome-like creature.
2. The Apparition of JTC Dorm —
Students report seeing the ghostly image of
a male walking through the dorm.
3. Mabel Tainter Theater — Visitors to
the theater often report seeing disembodied
lights hovering throughout the building and
sights of a woman spirit are common.
4. The Hellhounds of Caryville —
Those brave enough to visit the area report
encountering terrifying black Devil Dogs.
5. Mary of Elk Lake — Thirty years
after Mary was killed, her spirit still
wanders the area looking for her killer.
The cost to attend the conference is $7 for
adults and $5 for children. Tickets are
available at the door.
For more information, call (715) 834-8131 or
(715) 271-1831. Or check out the Web site