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By Erin Lomax,Ann Vanderford Garceau

Nestled in northeastern Indiana�s Kosciusko County, Syracuse and its lakes, Lake Wawasee and Syracuse Lake, grew to become a favored sector either for and tourism following the of completion of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in 1874. What have been a quiet fisherman�s paradise built speedy, as lodges, eating places, and retailers sprang as much as meet the starting to be call for of citizens and viewers. Pharmaceutical producer Col. Eli Lilly helped determine the 1st crusing membership on Lake Wawasee, and Chicago-based mobsters in Al Capone�s crime syndicate ran playing operations. Upscale lodges attracted the rich and influential, whereas bold locals made Syracuse a aggressive commercial presence within the kingdom, nurtured cutting edge boat developers, and supported a powerful starting place of faculties and church buildings. a colourful neighborhood of artists, watermen, marketers, educators, and non secular leaders left a legacy worth preserving.

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