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Baldwin, the county seat of Lake County, is located at the junction of M-37 and US-10. It is situated near the Baldwin River, a tributary

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Many of the villages in Lake County were influenced by the civil war, the logging of the great white pine forests, and immigrants from Europe

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Named after Salmon Chase who was governor of Ohio and later US Secretary of the Treasury under President Lincoln and Chief Justice, the unincorporated Village

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For four decades after its establishment in 1912, Idlewild was a rural retreat for African Americans seeking a bit of rest and relaxation outside the

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Today, Irons is a snowmobile and ORV mecca. The Irons Area Tourist Association grooms over 120 miles of trails in both summer and winter making

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In 1880, the firm of Luther and Wilson established a sawmill here, and the town was called Wilson. It was renamed Luther in 1881 for

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