In the United States, the city with the most ghosts per square mile is located in Wisconsin.

What Is Milwaukee, Wisconsin Know For?

If I was on a game show about Milwaukee...

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And one of the questions was, "what is Milwaukee know for," I would probably answer...







I think that just about covers it or maybe not. Unfortunately, it would be wrong because that is not the answer they were looking for.

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The correct answer is ghosts.


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"Did you know that Milwaukee is said to have more ghosts per square mile than any other city in America?"

I knew there was some paranormal activity in Milwaukee but I had no idea it was this big of a deal.


Why Is Milwaukee So Famous For Ghosts

Since I did not realize Milwaukee was known for ghosts, I thought I would do a little research to find out why. These are just a few locations in the Wisconsin city that are infamous for visitors experiencing encounters with spirits.

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  • Pfister Hotel - A popular place for celebrities including pro-athletes and musicians to stay when they come to town. Many have claimed to have seen and heard very mysterious things. Some have refused a return visit.
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  • The Rave / Eagle's Club - Popular music venue in Milwaukee. In the basement is an old pool that has not been used in years. The area of the building is said to be haunted by someone who drown while swimming.
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  • Shaker's Cigar Bar - This place is known as "Milwaukee's Haunted Bar." Strange things seem to happen there all the time including interactions with ghosts and customers. Apparently, it was built over an old cemetery.
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Those are just a couple of the many haunted locations in Milwaukee. To check out more, HERE. I guess ghosts are fans of beer, festivals, and motorcycles.

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