Friday, July 18, 2014

#177: Creve Coeur Lake

  • St. Louis County's largest outdoor park (as in the St. Louis County Park's system), at 2,145 acres
  • Creve Coeur Lake is the largest natural lake in Missouri.
  • Park includes picnic areas, as well as places for archery and other activities, plus a walking trail surrounding the lake.
  • In 1945, the park was the first of its kind dedicated by the St. Louis County Park system.
  • Before 1945, the lake and area was used as a private resort facility and for boating and rowing competitions (notably during the 1904 Summer Olympics).

Right side of the cake

Back side of the cake

Left side of the cake

Wikipedia link
Creve Coeur Lake on St. Louis Co's Parks website

13236 Streetcar Drive, MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO, 63043
Cake artist: Deb Stroh

The cake was sold on 1/1/2015 for $695 in the biddingforgood auction.

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