Some small Missouri places that seem to be forgotten by modern society have interesting backstories if you dig deep enough. That's true of a small Missouri village that appears will be soon overtaken by a large lake, but it has another history to share, too.
If someone asked you what the largest lake in Illinois is, could you tell them? I know one of the answers and, yes, there are more than one. It's tricky depending on some other specifics. Let's explore the possibilities.