When it comes to golfing, Michigan is a paradise for all lovers of the sport. With some of the most beautiful and stunning golf courses in the US, Michigan is definitely one of the top places to visit if you’re looking to hit the links.
Point of Pines Hotel and Summer Resort operated in Port Austin Michigan from 1898 until about 1935. Mary Buttars ran the resort until her death in 1911.
You should not miss your chance to visit France this winter. If you are a parent, it makes sense that you worry that young kids may not be able to appreciate the country’s culture and history. However, they can — and will — enjoy its natural beauty and the fun activities it offers.
Excerpt on the Pointe Aux Barques Resort taken from the Standard Guide to Mackinac Island and Northern Michigan Resorts 1899.
The Standard Guide; Mackinac Island and Northern Lake Resorts. It is a visitors handbook written in 1898 detailing early tourism to Mackinac Island. For 25 cents it gave the potential visitor a glimpse of what to expect at Michigan’s premier tourist destination. However, the ads and descriptions of the other northern Michigan resorts of the day are fascinating.
The story of the luxurious Bay Port Hotel and the railway resort era in the late 1800s was short lived.
Was the untimely demise of one of its guests the cause if its downfall?