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Escanaba in Delta County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ludington Hotel

 
 
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By Joel Seewald, June 9, 2019
1. Ludington Hotel Marker
Inscription.  In 1864, E. Gaynor built the Gaynor House hotel, which he renamed Ludington House in 1871. after lumberman Nelson Ludington. In the late 1800s proprietor John Christie enlarged the hotel and renamed the establishment the New Ludington Hotel. An advertisement in the 1893 Michigan Gazetteer and Business Directory read, "New Ludington Hotel-The Largest and Only hotel in the city having Baths, Steam Heat and Electric Call Bells-$2.00 per day." The hotel exemplifies Queen Anne resort architecture, popular in the 1880s and 1890s.
 
Erected 1990 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L881.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 45° 44.739′ N, 87° 3.003′ W. Marker is in Escanaba, Michigan, in Delta County. Marker is on Ludington Street east of Third Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 223 Ludington Street, Escanaba MI 49829, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Escanaba (about 600 feet away, measured in a
Ludington Hotel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 9, 2019
2. Ludington Hotel and Marker
Marker is between the two cars on the right.
direct line); Escanaba's Docks (about 600 feet away); Before the Settlers (about 600 feet away); Iron Ore Centennial (about 600 feet away); The Peninsula Railroad (about 600 feet away); The Ore Pellet (about 600 feet away); Little Bay de Noc (about 600 feet away); The Port - Early Years (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Escanaba.
 
Also see . . .  Escanaba Central Historic District. The Ludington Hotel is now called House of Ludington and is included in the Escanaba Central Historic District (Submitted on June 15, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 106 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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