The Naming of Fremont Township

Fremont Township - John C. Frémont

The Naming of Fremont Township
By Diana Dretske
Lake County Discovery Museum

In 1850, when the township form of government was adopted in Lake County, each township set about selecting a name. In the township that would become Fremont, located between Libertyville and Wauconda, the names initially suggested were Hale, Gilmer, Fort Hill, Seneca, Haddam and Tickleville.

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