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The city of Lake Geneva, located in Walworth County, Wisconsin, is a resort city which is situated on the banks of Geneva Lake. The city was originally called Muck-Suck, in honor of a Potawatomi chief and was later changed to Geneva, in honor of the town in New York after an early settler named John Brink claimed there were similarities between the two localities. It was soon renamed once again to Geneva Lake so as not to be confused with the nearby town of Geneva, Illinois. The railroad allowed quick and easy access for the business leaders of some of the most wealthy companies in the country, including Wrigley Chewing Gum and Morton Salt, hence it became a popular vacation spot for them. The first modern motel, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, was located in Geneva Lake. Additionally, Al Capone and his friends are said to have vacationed there.

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