Wauconda Township Historical Society  October 20

Did you ever wonder how your town got its name? Please join us on Monday, October 20th at 7PM at the Andrew C. Cook House, 711 N. Main Street, Wauconda, for the second of a 3 part series of programs sponsored by the Wauconda Township Historical Society. Diana Dretske, Lake County Historian and Collections Coordinator for the Lake County Forest Preserves’ Discovery Museum will delve into Lake County’s rich tapestry of history woven into the very fibers of the place names associated with our county’s communities. Learn how Wauconda really got its name and about how other local communities’ places and names were originated by the individuals and actual events that influenced them.