History

Timeless Treasure

Fifteen years after its donation to the state, Black Point Estate & Gardens is a true representation of one family’s life on Geneva Lake.

A Patriot’s Story

Lake Geneva resident and son of immigrants, Armen Avedisian was driven to achieve success and lead the efforts to restore our nation’s symbols of freedom.

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Reel Entertainment

Back in the day, thousands flocked to Walworth County movies theaters. Join us as we raise the curtain on the history of local theaters.

Running the Reds

Enjoy excerpts from the soon-to-be released book, Running the Reds, which offers a glimpse into the vital work of the Geneva Lake Water Safety Patrol.

A Timeless Place

A collection of cottages on the shores of Delavan Lake, known as Assembly Park, is more than just a neighborhood — it’s a community steeped in history and cherished traditions.

Educating the Irish

Faced with discrimination, residents of the Irish Woods petitioned for their own school district in 1857. A year later, they had a one-room, wooden schoolhouse all to themselves — the Woods School.

From The Ground Up

In the early 20th century, Edward C. Reinert and Herman Malsch helped build many of the Lake Geneva landmarks we know today.