The Cabin

Gangster Hideouts in Wisconsin

Episode Summary

What do John Dillinger, Al Capone, Baby Face Nelson and Bugs Moran have in common? They’re all Chicago Prohibition-era gangsters who sought out Wisconsin for a little refuge...because even hardened criminals love those Northwoods sunsets! So grab your fedora and get ready to map our ‘must-see’ spots of famous gangster hideouts in Wisconsin.

Episode Notes

The Cabin is presented by the Wisconsin Counties Association and this week we're featuring Barron County!

Campfire Conversation: Our Campfire Conversation this week is talking about some of the most famous gangster hideouts in Wisconsin! If you’re a history buff, you’ll want to mark these destinations down as a ‘must-see’, including: Little Bohemia Lodge (Manitowish Waters), Dillman’s Bay Resort (Lac du Flambeau), the Norwood Pines Supper Club (Minocqua), Al Capone’s House (Brookfield), Al Capone’s Summer Home (Hayward), Water’s Edge/French Country Inn (Lake Geneva), Lake View Resort (Oconomowoc/Summit area), and Shipwreck’s Brewery (Egg Harbor). 

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