Kenosha can be found in the southeastern part of the state of Wisconsin, and a city in Kenosha County, the town is located at the mouth of the Pike River. It is along Lake Michigan, which is just north of the Illinois state line. The area was founded by settlers from New York and was first called Pike Creek, and was eventually called Southport, and was renamed as Kenosha, a word that was derived from the Potawatomi term for "pike" or "pickerel." The city has diversified its manufactures, which include musical instruments, tools, automobile engines, metal products, apparel, among others that play an essential role in the growth of the city's economy. Kenosha's Harmony Hall is the former headquarters for the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement for the Barber Shop Quartet Singing in America.
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