Silver Lake Historical Society Annual Picnic & History of Silver Lake Island
August 4 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Polly Bloom, Historic Preservationist, will give a presentation on Silver Lake’s Willisle Island. The island was constructed during the winter of 1904 by William R. Lodge, the 29-year-old-son of the park’s owner, Ralph H. Lodge. Learn about the steps he took to create an island and how this historic landmark is unique to the United States.