Wisconsin State Capitol
Rumors
  • Feelings of being watched, Cold spots.
  • Reports of a ghost of a heavyset man walking through the building.
  • The fourth floor of the south wing is said to be haunted. When members of the messenger staff have been up there alone doors have opened by themselves and strange footsteps have been heard.

    Possible Connections
  • The heavyset man is said to be a citizen who would sit in on meetings, after he passed away people kept seeing him there.
  • December 30, 1888 State employee Captain A.E. Bauer shot himself to death in his office in the Capitol basement.
  • In 1883 the roof of the south wing of the old capitol building Collapsed during construction killing six.



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