To learn more about the area that eventually became the Lake Edge neighborhood, you will want to read about Blooming Grove. Here's an article from the Monona newspaper "The Herald-Indpendent", providing the history of the Blooming Grove Town Hall. The current one sits on the eastern edge of the Lake Edge neighborhood, on the Stoughton Road frontage road, just off of Allis Street.
The article can be found here.
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