• Created Date
  • 1891
  • Description
  • Entrepreneur C.C Calkins built this elaborate structure in the late 1880s on the north shore of Mercer Island as a resort, restaurant and hotel. Excursion steamers visited the Calkins Hotel, and visitors enjoyed its beaufilly landscaped gardens and walks. The hotel burned to the ground on July 2, 1908.
  • Format
  • image
    photo
    Scanned from slide as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit color, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using CONTENTdm's image import
  • Rights
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