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By Wendy Maston,Robin Kessell

Antioch is a special small city on the border among Illinois and Wisconsin. Its wealthy heritage and powerful relatives values have supported the village because the first households arrived within the early 1800s. In 1983, a bunch of devoted humans determined the historical past of Antioch used to be slipping away and began the Lakes sector historic Society. due to the fact that that point the group has answered with millions of artifacts and photographs of early Antioch. From the common-or-garden beginnings in log cabins alongside the seashores of Loon Lake to the energetic group of this present day, the photographs lead one again in time. Antioch blossomed through the Nineties and early 1900s whilst the Chicago quarter chanced on the great thing about the lakes within the region.
Resorts opened in all places, nearly in a single day it appeared, and crowds flooded the world. such a lot got here at the educate; others got here within the new horseless carriages. The village of Antioch expands means past its felony limits. the encompassing sector depends upon the village for far of its wishes. The lakes nonetheless thrive this present day as a result of workings of the little city. even if the inhabitants is simply within the millions, the unincorporated zone swells that quantity to double its size.

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