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Hotel Mead –
Haunted Place: Hotel Mead
451 East Grand Avenue
43 miles from Central Wisconsin Airport,
The Hotel Mead is found in a quiet residential area, near the city
center, not far from the Wisconsin River.
The Hotel Meade is an upscale, 5 story
Atrium Hotel with a basement, which offers amenities which please
both the business clients and visitors looking for a fine place to
stay. After undergoing a $14 million renovation and addition, Hotel
Mead describes itself as having "157 indulgent guest rooms and
suites, providing every conceivable comfort. Two fine restaurants
and Manhattan inspired lounge, a large indoor pool, sauna, game
room and invigorating fitness facility."
The Hotel Mead also has a brand new 200
square foot garden gazebo, and 14,000 square feet of meeting,
banquet and reception space.
The basement is used for storage of wines
and other liquors,as it is the coldest room in the hotel; not only
because it is below ground, but also because of the entity who
haunts the room.
HISTORY: In 1953, the basement known as the
Shanghai Room, was used as a bar and gambling room. It is said that
a female bartender was stabbed to death, which hasn't been
confirmed. It is probable though that someone, an employee of the
hotel was killed here, as the room was haunted with paranormal
activity suggesting a murder happened here.
* The living can smell the distinct odor of
spilled blood, when standing 20 feet away from the room.
* The lights have been known to flicker in
a spooky manner.
* The room is always very cold in
temperature, though there is no explainable reason why it should be
* Doors slam shut by themselves.
It depends who one talks to.
The management will not acknowledge that
the basement is haunted and has forbidden their employees to talk
about the paranormal activities they have experienced. However,
some employees have talked off the record, describing their
experiences with some investigators, despite the rule not to do so.
It is hard to keep a paranormal experience to oneself.
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