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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 via the lake’s sandy shore surrounded by way of forests of oak, chestnut, pine, and maple, early households of settlers referred to as the lake sq. Pond. within the Eighteen Nineties, Crystal Lake grew to become a vacation spot inn. Its acceptance prolonged during the creation of the interurban trolley and Depression-era vehicle trippers who stayed within the lake’s inns, cottages, and roadside vacationer cabins. within the 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 kids from Ellington, Stafford, Rockville, and surrounding cities spent their relaxation hours. this day Crystal Lake continues to be a favored getaway for fishing, swimming, and boating.

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