Hood quiz -- July 6

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How did Waveland Avenue get its name?

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Joseph Sheffield noticed how much of his land was submerged by waves on stormy days.

The Sheffield family owned property in the area of what is now Waveland and the lake and indeed they did have problems with waves washing their property (the sand) away.

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