September 15, 2017

Michigan Historical Commission Award presented to Grand Hotel Chairman, Dan Musser, Jr.

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Thursday September 14, 2017 the late Dan Musser, Jr. was honored with the Milliken/Adams/Kelley award by the Michigan Historical Commission. The Musser family hosted a  reception on the Front Porch where Michigan Historical Commission member Joseph Calvaruso presented the award to the family.  Launched by the Michigan Historical Commission in commemoration of its centennial, the s....[ Read more ]
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 August 19, 2017

Introducing Bruce Lynn for Grand Hotel History Weekend

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For the 9th Annual History Weekend at Grand Hotel we are excited to welcome Bruce Lynn  for an exciting presentation about the Great Lakes Shipwreck program. Bruce is the Executive Director of the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum located at Whitefish Point in Michigan's Eastern Upper Peninsula.  Here is a little background on Bruce Lynn and what to look forward to at his presentation this....[ Read more ]
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 July 29, 2017

Three Generations from the Grand Hotel Orchestra to the Grand Stables

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Three Generations from the Grand Hotel Orchestra to the Grand Stables  By Guest Blogger Kody Harris, Grand Hotel Stables Assistant The story begins with the 1st generation my grandpa, Eugene Harris, who is one of the finest musicians I've ever known. He was born in 1929 and grew up in Flint, MI. He can remember his mother and sisters playing the piano and singing when he was very young. Musi....[ Read more ]
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 July 11, 2017

Grand Hotel Celebrates 130 Years with a Presentation from the State of Michigan

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July 10, 2017 - Grand Hotel's 130th Birthday On July 10, 1887 Grand Hotel opened its doors for the first time. 130 years ago it was owned by the Mackinac Island Hotel Company. Today, Grand Hotel is owned by the Musser family. Dan Musser, III, President and his sister Mimi Cunningham, Vice President are the third generation of their family to own and operate the hotel. It has been in their family for 8....[ Read more ]
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 July 5, 2017

Grand Hotel 130th Anniversary Recognition Day

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Recognizing 130 Years of legendary hospitality on the Tenth Day of July 2017 Larry Horwitz, Executive Director of Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide proclaims the 10th day of July 2017 as, Grand Hotel 130th Anniversary Recognition Day.  Grand Hotel will celebrate 130 years of legendary hospitality on the 10th day of July 2017. Mr. Horwitz presented the proclamation to Dan....[ Read more ]
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