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Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - Jonesville MI

Address: 1400 E Chicago Rd
City: Jonesville
State: MI
Zip: 49250
County: Hillsdale
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Although the official address of the Blue Rooster was 1480 E Chicago Rd, the building it was in is actually 1400 on Google Maps. This was a well-loved truck stop that was opened in the 20's on US-12, east of Jonesville. It has a classic sign out front that is a throwback to the 50's probably. It was last operated by Jean Maynard, a local woman who was determined to keep the place going. She changed the name from the Pink Panther, which apparently had a dicey reputation. It was also known as the Windmill back in the mid-1960's.

According to a news report, there were past due utility bills that became Jean's responsibility after she took possession. A benefit concert was held by a local businessman to help with the costs of that. From what I can gather, it was open for a time but seems to have closed in early 2016. It is a shame as this place was classic. The building has degraded quite a bit since and it looks too far gone to save as of 2022. Hopefully I am wrong.

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Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - 2022 Street View - Overgrown
2022 Street View - Overgrown
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - 2002 Photo
2002 Photo
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - 1963 Photo As The Windmill
1963 Photo As The Windmill
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - From Facebook Page
From Facebook Page
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - From Facebook Page
From Facebook Page
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - From Facebook Page
From Facebook Page
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - From Facebook Page
From Facebook Page
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - Street Views
Street Views
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - Street Views
Street Views
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - Street Views
Street Views
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - 1955 Aerial
1955 Aerial
Blue Rooster Restaurant (Pink Panther) - October 2022 News Report
October 2022 News Report
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