Download e-book for iPad: Lake Zurich (Images of America) by Courtney Flynn

By Courtney Flynn

Lake Zurich, a northwest suburb of Chicago, contains a cherished physique of water that stocks its identify and has served as its center. however the lake didn't consistently undergo a similar moniker. First referred to as Cedar Lake as a result of its many surrounding cedar bushes, Lake Zurich used to be renamed by means of early settler Seth Paine, who inspiration its good looks resembled the well known lake in Switzerland. Early on, viewers from Chicago and past journeyed via horse and buggy to chill by means of Lake Zurich's banks, fish and boat on its gleaming waters, and holiday in summer season cottages that dotted its seashores. however it has been the folks of Lake Zurich who've saved its middle 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. faculties' names spotlight educators like could Whitney and Spencer Loomis. Lake Zurich's legacy will proceed via its lake and the folk who've enjoyed it.

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