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Aggregate Review : All Reviews  5 out of 5 , votes , reviews
July 30, 2016  

Had the best time with Captain Hooke! Best way to see the lake. Highly recommend! Thanks so much!

August 29, 2016   VIRGINIA   

Great Boat Ride, Keep up the good job. With thanks!.

Spin around lake  
June 13, 2016   Downers Grove   

Captain Hooke is over the top cool. Loved the spin around the lake. Highly recommended.

April 7, 2016   California   

Visiting Lake Geneva in July and this is just the thing we’ve been looking for! Can’t wait!

Gorgeous Lake Geneva  
July 28, 2016   sf, ca   

Had the absolute pleasure of a private tour of gorgeous Lake Geneva with this guy, Captain Hooke! His knowledge of the area and his great personality made for such an interesting, fun and entertaining trip! Definitely recommend Geneva Cruises to anyone looking for a fun, relaxing day on the lake. Hoping to be back next year and do it again!

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Blacktoft Mansions - Montgomery Ward
Blacktoft Mansions – Montgomery Ward

This Lakefront Estate is typical of the homes built during The Golden Era of Lake Geneva. It was originally built in 1881 for a prominent member of the Chicago Board of Trade named John T. Lester.  Reinette Lester McRae, was the widow of John, and a well known leader in the women’s suffrage movement. She donated the Fountain of Three Graces in Flat Iron Park, in honor of her friends and the women’s right to vote.

In more recent years,  the home was the summer residence of Montgomery Ward Thorne, a member of the family that founded the famous Montgomery Ward department stores.  This beautiful Lake Geneva Lakefront Property is one of the most Famous Estates on the lake and is located directly across from Stone Manor.