Wisconsin's Gangster Past


A learning event for adults online via Zoom. Recording on YouTube.

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Put on your zoot suit and follow in the footsteps of America's most infamous gangsters as they turn WI into their personal crime vacation land. Filled with deadly bank robberies, explosive shootouts, brutal murders, and daring kidnappings, this presentation lets the audience discover the grisly locations where the gangster history will never die.

Chad Lewis is a researcher, author, and lecturer on topics of the strange and unusual. For nearly 30 years he has traveled the globe in search of unique and bizarre stories and history.

The program is made possible through funding from the Friends of the Oregon Library.