Shore Acres, Windsor, Canada.
Pugh Manufacturing Co.
Mike Skreptak Collection; Dexter Box
c. 1905; this is not the Shore Acres in Windsor that was built in 1925; this Shore Acres was built c.1875 by Henry and Francis Chappell in the Ojibway area; it probably faced the river; it was famous for its mashed potatoes; it was still standing in 1920 and being used by the U.S. Steel Corporation as a hospital; later they opened their better known hotels - the Mineral Springs Hotel and the Chappell House Hotel (Detroit Free Press, Nov. 21, 1920, p.9-10).
Shore Acres Hotel (Ojibway)
Mineral Springs Hotel (LaSalle)
Chappell House Hotel (Sandwich)
Chappell, Henry, Hotel Owner
Chappell, Francis, Hotel Owner
University of Windsor. Leddy Library
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