Daily Herald: Lake Marie Camp Closes

September 30, 2012 10:10:59 AM PDT
Kids grew up there and families created a lifetime of memories at Lake Marie Camp near Antioch. What has become a tradition for generations of campers ends Sunday as the camp, established in 1936, closes for its final season.

Said to the first licensed campground in Lake County, the camp has a long history by the water and campers say it is like losing a family.

A sale of the camp and surrounding farm land to the Lake County Forest Preserve District is pending.

You can read the full story in the Daily Herald's edition from Sunday, September 30, 2012, or online at www.dailyherald.com.