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Area Histories, Links, and Stories

 

Lake Marie

Google Earth Satellite View of California Ice and Coal Subdivision 

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California Ice and Coal Company's Ice House Spur in Antioch - Forgotten Railways, Roads & Places

https://www.frrandp.com/2021/01/california-ice-and-coal-companys-ice.html

Lake Marie / Westlake Family - Antioch - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/4057114300990265

Bowles Road, Antioch (Lake Marie) - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/4065510706817291

 

Lake Marie Hotel - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3958816310820065

 

Channel Lake

Channel Lake Bridge, Rt 173 - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/4015083735193322

Area Information and History

 

Antioch Area - World Atlas

https://www.worldatlas.com/cities/antioch-illinois.html

Schools

Channel Lake School - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3977412828960413

 

Antioch Upper Grade School - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3826601920708172

 

Fourth Grade, Antioch School, 1903 - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3655204751181224


Bean Hill School and the Discovery of Gold - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/4504771996224491

Crime

 

The History of the Nefarious Doc Brown - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3663328863702146

 

The Bombing of Bussie’s Tavern / The Lodge of Antioch - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3816347541733610

Notable Individuals and Families

Elijah J. Simmons Farm - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3771670449534653

 

Dr. David Deering, Inventor of Spotty, the Wonder Frog - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/4122810701087291

 

Lake Marie / Westlake Family - Antioch - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/4057114300990265

Ice Houses

Ice Houses on the Lakes - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3599569426744757

Stories

John Prine - Standing By Peaceful Waters (Lake Marie) (Song)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mkz8TnVQSOQ

Lake Marie by A. J. LeBerge (Book, Fiction)

Current Conditions

Current River Conditions - Fox River at Miller Bridge Near McHenry, IL

https://waterdata.usgs.gov/il/nwis/uv/?site_no=05549400&PARAmeter_cd=00010,00011

Current River Conditions - Nippersink Creek Near Spring Grove, IL

https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/05548280/#parameterCode=00065&period=P7D

 

Lake Catherine Beach and Water Conditions

http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/ilbeaches/public/BeachDetail.aspx?BeachID=466

Lake Catherine - Felters Subdivision Beach Conditions

http://www.idph.state.il.us/envhealth/ilbeaches/public/BeachDetail.aspx?BeachID=466

 

Maps

Lake Marie Bathymetric (Depth) Map - 1990

https://www.lakecountyil.gov/DocumentCenter/View/3674/Lake-Marie-1990-PDF

Interactive Topographic Map of Lake County, 

https://en-us.topographic-map.com/maps/sq4k/Lake-County/

Place Names in Antioch and SE Wisconsin - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3899901840044846

Fishing Guides

Fishing Guide - Lake County Forest Preserves

https://www.lcfpd.org/file.aspx?DocumentId=234

Miscellaneous

Cattle Drive Down Antioch Main St, 1930’s - Lakes Region Historical Society

https://www.facebook.com/lakesregionhistoricalsociety/posts/3675508825817483