Thursday, October 20, 2016

The Chain of Lakes' Mineola Hotel-- Part 4: Hotel For Sale

The Howard family ran the Mineola Hotel from 1891 to the early 1940s when Mrs. Howard put it up for sale.

She place an ad which read:

"For sale or Rent-- On acct of age, wish to sell or rent my 85 room hotel fully equipped & now operating.  13 cottages, 52 Acres of wooded grounds, 1000 feet of shoreline, all sandy beach.

Suitable for Resort, Club, Sanitarium, School or Convalescent Home.

Will sell all or part.

50 Miles NW of Chicago.

Mrs. E. Howard, Fox Lake, IL.  Phone Fox Lake 127W.

Little Old Resort Owner Me.  --Minooter

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