Lakeside became a town site in 1886 as a tourist destination
with the building of the Lakeside Inn
that advertised boating, hunting, fishing and just plain old
relaxing. From it's flashy beginning to the beautiful town it is
today, Lakeside was, and will continue to be, "A Friendly
Place to Live."
The Lakeside Historical Society was founded in 1972 and is
dedicated to the preservation and education of Lakeside's
diverse history. We are located on the corner of Maine Ave. and
Parkside St. in the lovingly restored 19th century
Olde Community Church of
Please take the time to leisurely
browse through our ever growing online collection of histories and rare images of this beautiful town.