Lakeside Inn
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Historic Markers
N 41° 50.585 W 086° 40.740
16T E 526650 N 4632404
Quick Description: Hotel on east side of road with no real parking you'll need to be fast
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 9/29/2014 5:29:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMMJTF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Known as Ames Grove, this property served as a picnic ground and a recreation area beginning in the 1880s. John Aylesworth purchased this property in 1901 and opened the Lakeside Inn in this building as early as 1915. The hotel once had its own zoo and extensive gardens. During the 1930s and 1940s Chicago orchestras played at the inn. The Lakeside Cener for the Arts occupied the premises from 1968 to 1994 and hosted artists from around the world. In 1995 the inn was restored to its 1920s appearance.
Parking nearby?: yes

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Registered Site #: L2134

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

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website: Not listed

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Historic Markers visited Lakeside Inn 10/8/2014 Historic Markers visited it