The Story of Eagle Point’s Rollo Every

The Story of Eagle Point’s Rollo Every

By Bill Leutz My personal memories of Clark Lake are all associated with Eagle Point. During the earliest years, we rented on the west shore of the point, but shortly after the end of World War II, Dad made arrangements to spend the summer renting from Rollo and...
Clark Lake Lions Club Ice Festival, 1974

Clark Lake Lions Club Ice Festival, 1974

The Clark Lions Club has long had a strong presence at Clark Lake.  Because of the Lions, Clark Lake is a better place, and along the way they have added a “fun factor.”  Here’s an example.  On January 26, 1974, the Lions sponsored an ice festival at...
A New Look at Clark Lake’s Past

A New Look at Clark Lake’s Past

By Bill Leutz If you’ve been associated with Clark Lake for years, you may feel you know it well. But, as is so often the case, the history of a place contains so many twists and turns the question emerges—can anyone be thoroughly familiar with the full story?  For...
Pontiac, the Military Leader

Pontiac, the Military Leader

by Laurice LaZebnik I can imagine 12 year-old Obwandiyag boy stopping for a swim in Clark Lake. He might be on his way to see his mother’s Potawatomi birthplace. This future leader would have jogged along North Stoney Lake Road, turned south towards what is now...
The Reeds of Clarklake

The Reeds of Clarklake

By Walter Reed G. Ray Reed . . . Will Reed . . . Marion, Bus, Wink and Raynor . . . The Dozen Cousins!  There have been Reed’s in and around Clarklake for the last 140 years.  And yes, Reed Road is part of Reed History. James B. & Lydia Reed “emigrated” from...