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Table of Contents

Book
Page

PDF
Part-Page

Introduction

1

1-5

Dedication

3

1-6

Lake Louisa

4

1-7

Our Lake is Named

5

1-8

Some Facts and Figures

7

1-10

Counties, Townships and Municipalities

10

1-13

Location Map

17

1-20

The Early Settlers ? The Farmers

21

2-1

Early Campers

32

2-12

The Community of Louisa

39

2-19

Lake Louisa - 1936 - A Guided Tour

48

2-28

Clubs, Corporations and Associations

51

3-1

Stores at Lake Louisa

57

3-7

Liberty Hall

62

3-12

Regattas at Lake Louisa

64

3-14

Development Begins in Earnest

68

3-18

Newton?s Bay and the Dam

70

3-20

The Islands

72

3-22

Louisa Personalities and Some Stories

76

3-26

Personal Recollections

83

4-1

Miscellaneous

89

4-7

Lest We Forget

89

4-7

The Gatling Connection to Lake Louisa and the Civil War

91

4-9

Church Services Around the Lake

93

4-11

Gravesites at Lake Louisa and Louisa

95

4-13

Communication, Transportation and Recreation

97

4-15

Acknowledgments

104

4-22