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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Ship wheel artwork on display at Fox Lake community garden green

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Ship wheel artwork on display at Fox Lake community garden green

Fox Lake, Ill. (Sept. 23, 2022) –An artistic display of ship wheels, painted by community members and village departments, is located at the Fox Lake community garden green.

As part of the village of Fox Lake’s parks & recreation department’s annual summer art installation series, ship wheels were distributed to community members and village departments. 

Every year the village partners with the National Art Honor Society from Grant Community High School to put together an art exhibit for the community to enjoy. To supplement the series, village staff and community members painted ship wheels which were installed at the community garden green. A total of 15 wheels were painted, and are on display at the community garden green, located at 17 E. School Ct. Fox Lake, Ill. Stop by and check them out before Oct 3.

About the Village of Fox Lake: The Village of Fox Lake (population 10,700) is located 55 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 20 miles west of Waukegan, Illinois. Fox Lake is located in Lake and McHenry counties. The Village is located on the South Shore of Pistakee Lake, Nippersink Lake, and Fox Lake, three connected water bodies that form part of the Chain O’Lakes system.


Jessica Chernich

Assistant to the Administrator

847.587.3971 office 


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