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Preparing for a festive fall season

Preparing for a festive fall season

Dana Hockbein, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

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...

Second Salem’s spookiest spots

October 29, 2015

It was a bit of a surprise to hear Whitewater is filled with spirits that refuse to move on. I suppose it shouldn’t be since nearly every place has its own ghost story an unseen, yet very present monster or some other sort of supernatural prankster. What makes Whitewater, specifi caly the UW-Whitewater...

What makes Whitewater the ‘Second Salem’

October 30, 2013

  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...

Witches of Whitewater: The truth behind the legend

October 30, 2013

  By Emma Cunningham   You’ve probably heard the horror stories or seen the eerie movie trailer about the infamous “Witches of Whitewater.” Although it is hard to say what is true about the local tales, during this time of year you can’t help but get a dark and creepy feeling. The...

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