CSAH #11

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The property where City Hall sits was originally homesteaded in 1911 by Fred Sidell. His claim ran from CSAH 11 all the way down to Pelican Lake.

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Across CSAH 11 from Deacon’s Lodge entry sign is the Breezy Point cemetery. A walking trail surrounds the property.

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Ranked on the top 10 new public courses in the nation by Golf Magazine, 2000, Deacon’s Lodge was designed by Arnold Palmer and named after his father, Deacon.

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Located on the south side of CSAH 11, this is actually a marshland area with several floating bogs. It’s a haven for wildlife. Travelers should keep the camera handy while going past this lake.

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This 77-acre tract on Timberland Road was donated by the Chiarella family as a Forest Management Area and planted by the Department of Natural Resources in 1992.

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Located on the north side of CSAH 11, the osprey nest is atop a pole (which was erected and the nest transferred from the nearby power pole).

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In the early 1930’s, the W.P.A. dredged this channel between Ossawinamakee (Ojibwe for ‘Long Lake’) and Pelican Lake. It was the “dust bowl” years and Pelican Lake was drying up.

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The public water access to Pelican Lake is one of the few remaining undeveloped areas around Pelican Lake. The area is a designated loon nesting area.

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Located southwest of the intersection of CSAH 3 and 11 near Pelican Lake, this 120 acre forest was designated the Pelican Lake Memorial Forest.

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