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Preparing for a festive fall season

Preparing for a festive fall season

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Rec

The City of Whitewater has a past that still haunts it to this day. During the month of October, multiple tour groups are lead through the city’s mysterious history. This eerie past contributes to its nickname of “Second Salem.” It all began when the Morris Pratt Institute was built in 1889, which was n...

What makes Whitewater the ‘Second Salem’

October 30, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

  By Robert Jansen   The city of whitewater has a surprisingly colorful past, filled with rumors and stories of witches, spirits, and murderers. The town has even been nicknamed the “Second Salem.” The reason for many of these rumors can be traced back to Morris Pratt. In the...

Founded 1901
Morris Pratt Institute