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Lake County Michigan Historical Markers

 
Lake County Marker and Lake County Courthouse image, Touch for more information
By Joel Seewald, August 4, 2017
Lake County Marker and Lake County Courthouse
Michigan (Lake County), Baldwin — 181 — Lake County
This county was originally set off in 1840 and first named Aishcum after a well-known Potawatomi chief. In 1843 the name was changed to Lake. For three decades it was attached to neighboring counties until 1871 when settlement was sufficient to . . . — Map (db m106842) HM
Michigan (Lake County), Idlewild — 2204 — The Island / The Flamingo Club
(side one) The Island The Island, once accessible only by footbridges, was the center of life at Idlewild from the 1910s into the 1960s. Early advertisements for the resort described Island Park as having a beautiful bathing . . . — Map (db m55402) HM

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