Lake Zurich (Images of America) by Courtney Flynn

By Courtney Flynn

Lake Zurich, a northwest suburb of Chicago, contains a liked physique of water that stocks its identify and has served as its center. however the lake didn't consistently endure an analogous moniker. First often called Cedar Lake due to its many surrounding cedar timber, Lake Zurich used to be renamed through early settler Seth Paine, who proposal its attractiveness resembled the well known lake in Switzerland. Early on, viewers from Chicago and past journeyed through horse and buggy to sit back 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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