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By Lynn Kloter Fahy

ISBN-10: 0738563684

ISBN-13: 9780738563688

ISBN-10: 1531641423

ISBN-13: 9781531641429

Crystal Lake lies among the cities of Tolland and Stafford on a five-mile-long triangular strip of land extending from the northeastern nook of Ellington. Attracted by means of the lake’s sandy shore surrounded via forests of oak, chestnut, pine, and maple, early households of settlers known as the lake sq. Pond. within the Nineties, Crystal Lake grew to become a vacation spot lodge. Its recognition prolonged during the creation of the interurban trolley and Depression-era vehicle trippers who stayed within the lake’s lodges, cottages, and roadside vacationer cabins. within the Nineteen Thirties, the Sandy seashore Ballroom attracted the large bands of Duke Ellington, man Lombardo, and Cab Calloway. The ballroom additionally served as a roller-skating rink the place youngsters from Ellington, Stafford, Rockville, and surrounding cities spent their rest hours. at the present time Crystal Lake is still a favored getaway for fishing, swimming, and boating.

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