WCSX City of the Week

WCSX City of the Week

WCSX City of the Week

City of The Week Factoids - Rochester City of the Week

Congratulations to Keego Harbor,

You’re the WCSX City of the Week from September 12th to September 19th!

Below are some important facts about Keego Harbor that you can use to pass our Keego Harbor City of the Week Quiz!

  • The origin of Keego Harbor

    In the early 20th century, a developer named Joeseph Sawyer had a canal dredged between two small lakes (Dollar Lake and Cass Lake) to create a new larger lake that he called Keego Harbor.

  • What is a Keego???

    “Keego” is an Ojibwas Native American word that means fish.

  • Who came to Keego Harbor?

    In 1902, small lots for cabins and cottages went on sale to Detroiters.

  • A "Hang Loose" Town?

    Keego Harbor was marketed as a place where people could “spit on the street without getting a ticket..”, meaning that it was intended to be a “hang loose” kind of town.

  • Summer vacation with The Purple Gang??

    The “hang loose” vibe led Detroit’s notorious Purple Gang to spend their Summers in Keego Harbor in the 1920’s.

  • A Year-Round Getaway!

    Keego Harbor started out as a resort town, but residents now live there year-round for the resort town atmosphere that still exists.

  • Take the Keego Harbor City Of The Week QUIZ!

    Now it’s time to test your knowledge… take the Keego Harbor City of the Week quiz HERE!

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