The eleven year old son of the plaintiff was drowned by falling from a raft into a pond located upon the defendant's water-works property immediately adjacent to a public bathing beach. The pond was undeniably attractive to children and was left without guards, notices, or protection, and there was no clear indication where the public beach ended and the city property began. The lower court held that this constituted an attractive nuisance, but it was held on appeal that the doctrine of attractive nuisance does not apply to ponds. Fiel v. City of Racine (Wis. 1930) 233 N.W. 611.

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