Legends and Landmarks: A Walking Tour of Lake Geneva Special Event

Sordid and Scandalous: A Walking Tour of Lake Geneva

Saturday, October 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Hear the historic gossip of Lake Geneva including the dish on a 1950s bank robbery, the town’s tie to prohibition gangsters and tales of the Lake Geneva sea serpent. Tour includes more of the
“sordid and scandalous” past of downtown and the historic Maple Park.

This ninety minute walking tour covers roughly 1.5 miles at a easy pace along city sidewalks.

Tours depart from the front of the Riviera Building, 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva Wisconsin, 53147

For more information please visit Black Point Estate at www.blackpointestate.org or call 262-248-1888.

Enlarge1967 Lake Geneva Riots, Chicago Tribune, Andy Gump

Rowdy Teens rioting in Lake Geneva, 1967

 

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Location

Black Point Estate & Gardens
812 Wrigley Drive (Boat Dock)
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Location Information

Black Point Estate is located on Geneva Lake in southeastern Wisconsin. Visitors travel to the site via boat. Tickets can be booked through Lake Geneva Cruise Line, a private tour company. Boat rides depart from and return to Riveria Docks in downtown Lake Geneva. The entire tour takes approximately three hours. Call the Lake Geneva Cruise Line at 262-248-6206 for more information.

Accessibility Information

Access to Black Point Estate from the boat dock requires navigating 120 steps. Visitors requiring assistance with wheelchair accommodations should call the site at 262-248-1888.