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Once upon a time

 

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A hero's club - According to Sandy William's book, "Living in America - Hinsdale" Ruth Lake Country Club, pictured in 1940, was founded in 1922 by some of Hinsdale's younger men. They wanted to use the club for hunting, camping and skate sailing. The club was named for Linus Ruth, who was a boyhood friend of the founders. Ruth was killed in World War I.

 
 

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