1926 - Sep 15 - Chaperoned by their superintendent, Mrs. Clifford Baudouin, the
members of the "Kings Herald" enjoyed a hike and weiner roast down in "lovers
lane" at the soutn end of the lake last Saturday afternoon...
1927 - Apr 27 - Dear Reader: The Seniors are going to celebrate their
graduation,by having a steak roast at 6:00 o'clock, Saturday morning
after graduation; on the banks of Lake Mainkuckee, at "Lovers' Lane"
1928 - Oct 3 - A petition was filed with the county commissioners Monday, by
D. W. Marks asking that the road extending from the Wells corner where the
brick pavement ends on south Main steet to the road known as "Lovers Lane",
just beyond the Walker cottage, be repaired by hard surfacing...
1933 - Mar 3 - The road at the south end of Lake Maxinkuckee, popularly known
as "Lovers' Lane", is being improved by the county highway force. The roadway is
being widened as well as placed in better condition for the summer traffic
1943 - May 5 - The road at the south end of the lake, popularly known as "Lovers
Lane", is being improved the county highway force.
|Pictured is a view of beautiful Vandalia Park, now our town park
of more than a half century go., Tr grassy slopes were broken by colorful flower
bead and gravel walks bordered by white-washed stones.
||One small section, like a bit of fairy land, contined a small stream of water spanned
by a tiny foot bridge |
Near the bridge was a little rustic house with seats for two and a "Lovers lane" beyond
The big walk led from the tarion tot he pier where the large steamers received passengers
which were transported to various places around the lake. This afforded the cheif public
tansportation of the cottagers to and from the treains.