Long Dead Prostitutes, Halloween Haunts, and Podcasts… More.October 17th, 2011
I’ve written a first draft of the Tally Ho piece. Me and the rest of P.I.R.S. have investigated the little Hartford bar several times. The owners and the staff are certainly convinced it’s haunted, and I tend to think that as well. There is something about the place that lends credibility to the claims of those who work there. While we’ve not captured any evidence, I’m anxious to return there down the road.
The Tally Ho is supposedly haunted by the ghost of a young lady named Emily, who worked there when the bar was a brothel. Her story is a very involved, tragic story. I’ll be going into much more detail about the case and all of P.I.R.S.’s personal experiences in the book.
I’ve been extremely busy helping the Washington County Historical Society get ready for their annual “Ghosts of Washington County” Halloween fundraiser. The Old Sheriff’s Residence and Jail gets turned into a Halloween haunted house. Props and gore-covered actors (like me) will lurk in every corner, waiting to scare you for a good cause. Sunday was the first day of decorating. The windows are now blacked out, making the awesome old building darker than usual. Next we’ll be putting out props, creepy lighting, and turning the Courthouse square into a zombie-filled graveyard. The event takes place October 21-22. Please tell all your friends! Visit this site’s Events page to find out how to reserve a spot! The event isn’t sold out, but I do warn against procrastination. There is always so much demand people do get turned away, much to the Historical Society’s dismay. Don’t hesitate, contact the Society today.
I also have a few speaking dates coming up. Next week I’ll be on the newest episode of Paranormal Wisconsin’s podcast. The episode will be available to download sometime after Oct. 18 2011. Also I’ll be doing a program called “Ghosts Outside Your Door” at the West Bend Community Memorial Library at 10am, Oct. 29th (free admission). I’ll be discussing the book project and my research.