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Lake Leelanau blends many facets of life
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There’s picnic tables and a small dock, too.
Lake Leelanau is also home to northern Michigan’s only rowing club. Based at the historic Fountain Point resort, residents and visitors alike can enjoy the challenging  tness fun. Or, for a more leisurely pace, rent a pontoon to check out some good  shing holes. Lake Leelanau is known for its walleye  shing.
The town of Lake Leelanau may not have the most stores, but it is home to some unique ones. Antique and resale shops offer hidden treasures ready for you to  nd
“You can really go treasure hunting in Lake Leelanau,” Och said.
Or wine shopping in the surrounding hills or the village itself. Wineries that carry Lake Leelanau address include
Emily Sexton, left, and Tara Arndt of Grand Rapids celebrate during the 2017 Lake Leelanau Street Fair.
Boathouse Vineyard, Amoritas Vineyards, Forty-Five North, Blustone Vineyards, Chateau Fontaine and Laurentide Winery.
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Emelia blazed a trail
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was limited for both men
and women. None of the professions, such as teaching or nursing, would have  t in with my past business experience.
I favored the legal profession which I believed to be out of reach. I had never heard of a woman lawyer.”
But she would become one. She scraped enough money together to head downstate and wrote ahead to  nd families to live with while attending college. She graduated from the Detroit College of Law and tied for the highest score among law students in Detroit taking the bar exam.
Schaub’s career is legendary. She started a private practice by handing out business cards to inmates at the Wayne County Jail.
She made headlines for defending an immigrant held 13 months without a hearing. She became the  rst female attorney to successfully defend a client charged with murder.
Eventually Schaub gave up her lucrative law practice in Detroit to return to Leelanau, where she became the state’s  rst woman prosecuting attorney.
But perhaps her greatest legacy lies in Peshawestown, where she petitioned the state in 1943 for title to lands that would eventually become
the reservation for the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.
Schaub died in 1995 at the age of 103. Her name lives on at Emilia’s Landing, a popular township-owned boat launch at the end of St. Mary St. north of M-204. It’s near the site of her former law practice.
Leelanau Visitors Guide 2018
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