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Haunted Kilbourn Walking Tour - Aug. 9, 2019

Haunted Kilbourn Walking Tour - Aug. 9, 2019
Haunted Kilbourn Walking Tour - Aug. 9, 2019
Online registration has closed for this tour. Tickets may still be available! Call 608-253-3523 for more information.
Price: $10.00
Online registration has closed for this tour. Tickets may still be available. Call 608-253-3523 for more information.
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Haunted Kilbourn: The Lives and Deaths of Victorian Women

Experience a walking tour of historic downtown Wisconsin Dells through the eyes of Victorian Kilbourn (the early name for Wisconsin Dells)!

From the ghost that gave a saloon its name, to the wife of the man who made the Dells famous, this walking tour is bound to thrill and intrigue Dells residents and visitors alike!

Tour will begin and end at H.H. Bennett Studio. Light refreshments will be provided with a Q & A after the tour.

Register today! Online Registration closes the day before the tour. Advance registration strongly encouraged. 

Date: Friday, August 9, 2019
Time: 6:00- 7:00 pm (Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to start time)
Cost: $10.00
Location: Tour begins & ends at H.H. Bennett Studio. 215 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.
Distance and Weather: Tours are rain or shine. Please dress appropriately. This tour covers less than a mile on city sidewalks.


Some topics may not be appropriate for children under age 12. 

Questions? Call 608-253-3523 or email hhbennett@wisconsinhistory.org




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The historic 1875 studio of pioneer landscape photographer H.H. Bennett has been restored to its 1908 appearance. The studio and attached museum contain exhibits depicting the life and times of the man whose work brought tourists by the trainload to marvel at the beauty of the rugged Wisconsin Dells beginning in the late 19th century.

Exhibits depict Bennett's prolific career, and high-end computer monitors reveal magnificent 3-D panoramas he captured on stereographic cameras he built by hand.




This is a full-length studio portrait of Francis "Frankie" Irene Douty leaning on a chair in front of a painted backdrop.

She was the first wife of Henry Hamilton (H.H.) Bennett.

View the original source document in our image archives. Copies can also be purchased: WHI 68724