Plainfield, Wisconsin: Murderous Ghoul Ed Gein's Grave

Don't go expecting to see a serial killer-ghoul's tombstone, which has long since been removed. Ed's space is in between the other Geins.
Address:
5th Ave., Plainfield, WI
Directions:
I-35 exit 136. East on Hwy 73, then an immediate left (north) on 5th Ave. to the Cemetery. Ed is buried next to his mom; look for the "Gein" headstones.
Hours:
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Murderous Ghoul Ed Gein's Grave

Morbid people have been taking dirt from this monster's grave.

[Ron Renken, 06/13/2019]
Ed Gein's Hometown

I live in Plainfield. Ed Gein did not; he lived about seven miles out. There is nothing to see in Plainfield except the hardware store, and that's just a store. Sorry, but I'm so sick of people going in the graveyard (I live on the same road). Save your time. There's no headstone, just a hole from people taking dirt. This didn't happen all that long ago as time goes, so just be respectful. Thanks.

[Ck Carp, 07/03/2018]

Seasonal Gein grave marker.

Murderous Ghoul Ed Gein's Grave

Stopped on the way through and found a makeshift grave marker.

[Mandi, 09/14/2016]

Caretaker's shed.

Murderous Ghoul Ed Gein's Grave

The cemetery is still a little eerie. The door to the supply shed was ajar, but it was too spooky to peek inside.

[Amy, 09/06/2014]

Ed Gein gravestone.

Murderous Ghoul Ed Gein's Grave

Pictures of the Gein family gravestones, plus his second victim, Bernice C. Worden. These were taken [by me] on August 13, 1991, before Ed's gravestone was stolen.

[Jennifer Willson, 09/01/2013]

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