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Zurich Mansion is a collection of short stories which were created by Bruce
Schmidt. Zurich Mansion Tours used some of these short stories as a
theme for Lake Zurich's Haunted House as a fundraiser for the kids of Lake
Zurich. Zurich Mansion Tours is no longer associated with the village.