The Wischmeyers' backyard playground

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  • This is the oldest picture on record of the Wischmeyer beach, taken in 1902.

  • The Wischmeyer property as it was in the 1930s and '40s, with a boat house, pavilion, cook house, point, waterfalls and hotel.

  • The Wischmeyer Hotel at Glen Park and Lake roads as it looked in its heyday.

  • Some years later a deck was added to the stairs to the beach.

  • The shoreline from our boat in 2007.

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