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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Howe,Alphonse Architect
Caskey,Charles Architect
1887/07/10 The Grand Hotel opens on as a venture of the Mackinac Island Hotel Company.
1900/00/00 Henry Weaver Work Henry Weaver becomes the manager of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island.
1910/00/00 Henry Weaver Owner Hotel manager, Henry Weaver buys the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan.
1918/00/00 The Grand Hotel is sold to J Logan Ballard. Mr Ballard will die in 1923.
1925/00/00 William Stewart Woodfill buys the Grand Hotel with two other men, to whom he will later sell his shares.
1933/00/00 After the grand Hotel falls into receivership, William Woodfill purchases the hotel again, this time as sole owner.
1946/00/00 Directed by Richard Thorpe films his movie "This Time For Keeps" at the Grand Hotel. Staring Esther Williams, Lauritz Melchior and Jimmy Durante the romantic musical film will be release 17 October 1947.
1975/07/13 Gerald R Ford Guest President Gerald Ford golfs on the "Grand" (front) nine of Grand Hotel's golf course, The Jewel.

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Particulars for Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Hotel
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Architectural Style Queen Anne



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 72000637
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Caskey,Charles; Howe,Alphonse
Architectural Style: Queen anne
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Entertainment-recreation, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1887
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Hotel
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Hotel

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Lodging
Lodging Attribute Grand Hotel
Lodging Style Hotel
Lodging category Upscale Lodging

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