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Dark La Crosse Stories Episode 48: Red Light District

From the Dark La Crosse Stories: Series chronicles our city's nefarious history series
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Red Light District

Silhouettes can be seen in the windows above The Pearl, referring to the building's early days when it served as part of a "red light district" in La Crosse, a home for sex work.

You may visit this now family-friendly block to get ice cream and sweets, but it has a sordid history in La Crosse.

Watch and listen to the latest Dark La Crosse Stories episode here:

The Dark La Crosse Stories series is made possible by a partnership between the La Crosse Public Library and the La Crosse Tribune. For a link to past episodes, click here.

Only two episodes remain (for now) of Dark La Crosse Stories. The episodes will feature a two-part story on a woman in La Crosse's history who was known by locals to keep to herself after her husband died under suspicious circumstances. The two episodes will air on back-to-back Tuesdays on Sept. 20 & 27.

To subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, click here.

To subscribe to the podcast on Google Play, click here.

More episodes here:

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