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Mystery Place: Lake Como history spans from vacation estates to gangster hideout
Mystery Place: Lake Como history spans from vacation estates to gangster hideout
Duck Lake was the early name for Lake Como, which lies north of Wisconsin Highway 50 west of Lake Geneva. It is smaller and shallower than Geneva Lake.
Mystery Place: Town of East Troy spread once known as Oak Dale Farm
Mystery Place: Town of East Troy spread once known as Oak Dale Farm
The Roman and Carol Henningfeld home is located at N8175 Bell School Road in Section 24 of the town of East Troy. You can see their barn quilt on a garage; it is called Blazing Star.
Mystery Place: Delavan Lake figures prominently in cultural, social history
Mystery Place: Delavan Lake figures prominently in cultural, social history
Delavan Lake, located southeast of the city of Delavan, is the second largest lake in Walworth County; Geneva Lake is the largest. The Delavan Lake area is known for its Native American mounds, its circus history, sailing and ballrooms.
Mystery Place: Today's Papcke farm was the choice of settlers who moved to Sugar Creek in the 1840s
Mystery Place: Today's Papcke farm was the choice of settlers who moved to Sugar Creek in the 1840s
The Papcke farm is located in Section 7 in the town of Sugar Creek. Travel west out of Millard on County Highway A; it is the last farm in that township on the south side of the road.
Mystery Place: Landmark Delavan home once housed knitting company official
Mystery Place: Landmark Delavan home once housed knitting company official
You can see the early W. Bradley Tyrrell house at 953 Racine St. in Delavan. He had quite an interesting life and almost didn't make it back to Delavan after a mishap during an anthropological survey in the Sahara Desert. 
Mystery Place: Nestled in Kettle Moraine, Knuteson farm is home to a long line of Norwegians
Mystery Place: Nestled in Kettle Moraine, Knuteson farm is home to a long line of Norwegians
The Kenneth G. and Virginia A. Knuteson farm is located at N9217 Duffin Road in the Town of LaGrange. You can see their farm sign, “Sunny Brook Farm” near the road in front of their house. Their 100-plus acre farm is located in Section 8...
Mystery Place: Prairie-style house once home to town's justice of the peace
Mystery Place: Prairie-style house once home to town's justice of the peace
The former Ernst L. Von Suessmilch house is located at 824 Racine St. in Delavan. According to Frank Landi's book, “Delavan's Historic Residential Architecture,” the address of this house originally was 220 Racine St. 
Mystery Place: East Troy area farm changed hands, names over the years; now known as Deligo Valley
Mystery Place: East Troy area farm changed hands, names over the years; now known as Deligo Valley
The Mary Ann Carlson farm is located in sections 14 and 23 in the town of East Troy. Here, at W814 Bell School Road, you can see a log cabin with a “Barn Raising” barn quilt. It is on the south side of the road; their house is just across...
Mystery Place: Pilots once used Dibble farm barn roof as landmark
Mystery Place: Pilots once used Dibble farm barn roof as landmark
What remains of the Dibble farm is located at 4170 Dam Road on the north side of Delavan. The farm was in the southeast corner of Section 7 in the town of Delavan.
Mystery Place: 19th century Whitewater was a hub for farm implements
Mystery Place: 19th century Whitewater was a hub for farm implements
The former site of what was known as “Reaperville” is located on the east side of Whitewater,  between Milwaukee Street and the railroad tracks, west of Newcomb Street (Wisconsin Highway 59).