Lake Zurich (Images of America) by Courtney Flynn PDF

By Courtney Flynn

Lake Zurich, a northwest suburb of Chicago, features a loved physique of water that stocks its identify and has served as its middle. however the lake didn't regularly endure an analogous moniker. First often called Cedar Lake as a result of its many surrounding cedar bushes, Lake Zurich was once renamed via early settler Seth Paine, who concept its good looks resembled the well known lake in Switzerland. Early on, viewers from Chicago and past journeyed via horse and buggy to chill through Lake Zurich's banks, fish and boat on its gleaming waters, and holiday in summer time cottages that dotted its beaches. however it has been the folks of Lake Zurich who've saved its center pumping. The social gathering in their achievements is clear all through city. Parks are named after businessmen and native leaders like Fred Blau and Henry "Hank" Paulus. colleges' names spotlight educators like may well Whitney and Spencer Loomis. Lake Zurich's legacy will proceed via its lake and the folk who've enjoyed it.

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