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-Our history-


Kansasville is an unincorporated community in Racine County, Wisconsin. The area is a part of the Town of Dover. The area has also been referred to as Brighton or Eagle Lake, Wisconsin.  


The origin for the name of the area is uncertain; some sources claim it was named after the Kansas-Nebraska Act, while others claim it was named in honor of area settlers from Kansas. Another belief on the issue is that it was named after the railroad system in town which used to operate from Wisconsin to Kansas.


 Recreation areas found in Kansasville include Eagle Lake Park and the Richard Bong State Recreation Area. 

Past history documents the likelihood of Al Capone having a hideout on Eagle Lake where his men kept lookout toward the train tracks to the South.

Historical Pictures of Kansasville & Eagle Lake

Some of the following images are from postcards, preserved by Donna Olsen, who has lived her whole life at the lake.

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