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Chautauqua legacy

December 9, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Historic designation being considered for lakeside park
WORTHINGTON For 137 years, local residents have used a plot of land along the shore of Lake Okabena for recreational purposes. It has been the site of picnics, parties, cultural programs, concerts, revivals and countless other gatherings, public and private. Continue Reading

Column: Chautauqua Park once had popular public beach

July 30, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON I am not going to go jump in the lake, although every now and again I am invited to do this. There was a time when jumping in Lake Okabena was the most popular sport in my life and I was at it nearly every day. Continue Reading