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MW Crime Pontoon Tour

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kay Krans is leading a NEW tour of the vast array of criminal activity on the MW chain. 9:00-11:30 and then 12:30-3:00

Join the MWHS tour of Gangsters in the Northwoods on our comfortable pontoon boat, touring the famous Manitowish Waters Chain of Lakes. On our tour, learn how local citizens got involved in the liquor trade and were able to supply bootleg alcohol to Chicago and Minneapolis. Hear the story about the kidnapping of Minneapolis mob boss Leon Gleckman and the place the kidnappers hid him. Ralph Capone has a Manitowish Waters story as well. John Dillinger and his gang were not only at Little Bohemia but made themselves known to several families as they were trying to escape the FBI trap. Join us for a 2.5-hour tour and enjoy the stories and beautiful scenery.

Get in on the fun and register at the North Lakeland Discovery Center (www.discoverycenter.net). For more information, contact the NLDC (715-543-2085 or at [email protected]).


August 16
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Rest Lake Boat Landing
13862 Rest Lake Park Rd
MANITOWISH WATERS, WI 54545 United States
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North Lakeland Discovery Center
Manitowish Waters Historical Society