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Judge builds lake home, lumber baron doubles its size
Judge builds lake home, lumber baron doubles its size
Another house you can view if you walk the public path around Geneva Lake or take a boat ride on that lake is the Bonnie Brae, built in 1881 for Judge Thomas J. Withrow. He named the house for his only daughter, Bonnie, who was married at the house...
  Young slave girl survived by hiding out on this farm
Young slave girl survived by hiding out on this farm
The Dwinnell farm can be seen on Bowers Road just north of the intersection with Potters Road in the town of Lafayette. I think of it as the Dwinnell farm because when he owned the property it was a part of the Underground Railroad. 
Home's original owner has left his mark on the area
Home's original owner has left his mark on the area
You can see FlowerSide Inn only by walking the public path around Geneva Lake or taking a boat ride on that lake. It is well worth the effort.
  Country roads often named for prominent citizens
Country roads often named for prominent citizens
The Wilson barn, located in the northern part of the county, sports the barn quilt titled “54-40 or Fight.” The quilt pattern references the Oregon boundary dispute, which pitted the British against the Americans in a conflict over...
Get a glimpse of this house in the woods from lake path
Get a glimpse of this house in the woods from lake path
This is another house that you only see by walking the public path around Geneva Lake or by taking a boat ride on the lake. It is worth the special effort to see this lovely home. It is on the north shore of the lake, east of Chapin Road in the town...
  Property owners can be traced back to mid-1800s
Property owners can be traced back to mid-1800s
The barn on the Rieck farm at W3480 County Highway ES sports a barn quilt titled “Sunbonnet Sue.” It is in Section 10 of the town of LaFayette.
 Public walking path takes you back in time
Public walking path takes you back in time
You can see the Alta Vista house if you walk the public path around Geneva Lake or enjoy a boat ride on the lake. Sometime in the late fall to early spring you can see the house from a distance as you travel Snake Road in the town of Linn.
Barn on Ames Farm restored by current owner
Barn on Ames Farm restored by current owner
The Ames Farm at N4492 Bowers Road in the town of Geneva features the barn quilt “Sunburst.” Mary Ames purchased the farm, located just south of Hospital Road, in 2003. 
Family farm also operates as research center
Family farm also operates as research center
The Susan Bellman farm at N6084 Johnson Road in the town of Richmond is also home to the Great Lakes Agricultural Research Service.
Farm established about same time as the state
Farm established about same time as the state
You can see the Yuppie Hill Poultry Farm at W1384 Potter Road, close to the county line with Racine County. It's  in Section 16 in the town of Spring Prairie. Their barn features an appropriate barn quilt, “Hen and Chicks.”