Addie’s House at Christmastime

In Lake Mills, the beautiful and elegant Fargo Mansion is decorated in style for the Christmas holidays. The Fargo Mansion Inn is one of the most grandiose and remarkable mansions in Wisconsin, and incredibly, it was slated for demolition in the early 1980s. The two...

Tripe

Tripe:  noun 1. the first and second stomachs of a ruminant, especially oxen, sheep, or goats. 2. Speech or writing, that is wholly false or worthless; rubbish. Here’s one example of the tripe that is being emailed to me, and also posted on public bulletin...

Historical Truth: Enoch Killed Addie

Does the evidence found thus far against Enoch James Fargo rise to the level of proving him guilty in a criminal case? No, because the defendant must be found guilty “beyond a reasonable doubt.” We’re so far removed from 1901, that such a threshold...

Mary Wilson’s Source

To read the updated version of this piece, click here. Since the articles on Addie have started to appear, I’ve received a surprising number of supportive comments from people who tell me, “I knew Mary Wilson personally, and she was very proud of her book...