History of Candlewood
Candlewood Lake was started by a private developer in the early 1970's. Construction took several years to complete.
When the developer ran out of money, a committee was formed to purchase the land and take over the development. Now known as the Candlewood Lake Association, the committee was comprised of land owners at Candlewood.
Though low on funds, by this time the development had the advantage of a lake, a recreation vehicle park, lodges and pools. Through steady management and good marketing, more than 30 years later Candlewood is a thriving close knit community with over 500 homes on 3000 lots enjoyed by many full time and part time residents
Lake Construction, Circa 1971
Main Island, Circa 1971
Main Lodge, Circa 1973