books

EARLY WAWASEE DAYS

SwansIf you are interested in a permanent account of life around Wawasee seventy-five and more years ago, the Wawasee Property Owners Association has reprinted Eli Lilly’s 1960 classic Early Wawasee Days.

It contains annotative material and historical updates written by local historian and former WPOA president Wiley W. (Bill) Spurgeon, Jr.

The 1993 Annotated Edition of Early Wawasee Days is available from the Syracuse-Wawasee Museum, located in the Syracuse Public Library, main and Harrison Streets. Copies of the book are $25 apiece, with profit on the sale going to the museum. The museum will also mail the book for an additional $2 handling charge. To get the book, drop by the museum or send your check to P.O. Box 116, Syracuse, IN 46567-0116.

WAWASEE FAMILY ALBUM 1991

A more contemporary view of Lake Wawasee living is the video Wawasee Family Album 1991. This video is available at Anderson’s Wawasee Boat Company. The cost is $25.

SKETCHES OF LAKE WAWASEE

Sketches of Lake Wawasee by Scott Edgell is also availabile.