Archived Blogs
October 8, 2014

Saying Goodbye to the Hackneys

It is that time of year once again, the 2014 season ends in just 19 days.  Where has the time gone?  It seems as though we were just figuring out creative ways to get all the things we needed to open the hotel for the season across a frozen Lake Huron.  Now here we are, it is October, and that means it is time to say goodbye to the horses for the winter.  During peak season there are several hundred ho....Read more
October 4, 2014

Vintage Base Ball Season Leaves Everybody as Winners

Grand Hotel has completed it's vintage base ball season. Ball players came to Grand Hotel from five states this year to play 13 games. Scores were kept but forgotten. There wasn't a trophy or a champion. Vintage base ball isn't about that. The players and spectators gathered at Woodfill Park to celebrate the early game of baseball on June 7, August 16, and September 20. They took to the field—bare-han....Read more