Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Sault Ste. Marie MI 

Address: 8936 S Mackinac Trail
City: Sault Ste. Marie
State: MI
Zip: 49783
County: Chippewa
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The old Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant goes back to 1954. The original configuration was a 14 unit single wing motel with a restaurant at one end. It was built by Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Featherstone. By 1966, Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Armstrong took over. In 1972, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Tormohlen purchased the motel from the Armstrongs. By 1975, a second wing had been added to the other side of the restaurant to increase room capacity. The motel was operated in the 1990's by Wayne and Sue Trumbley. By 2005, the extra wing of rooms was demolished so it was back to its original setup.

The Sharolyn Motel was dissolved as a company in 2002. However, it must have operated under a different name for a while. It was mentioned in the 2014 article announcing the opening of the Rustic Grill that the motel had closed in 2008. The Rustic Grill lasted until sometime in 2015. As of 2022, Lake Superior Academy, which is a Montessori public school, is occupying the lot. They are using part of the old motel/restaurant structure. Both wings of the old motel were demolished.

By the way, the now demolished Sunset Motel was across the street. The very old Holiday Inn was a few hundred feet down the road also.

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Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Old Postcard (newer photo)
Old Postcard (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Old Postcard (newer photo)
Old Postcard (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - 2001 Aerial (newer photo)
2001 Aerial (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - 1992 Aerial (newer photo)
1992 Aerial (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - 2006 Aerial (newer photo)
2006 Aerial (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - 1975 Aerial (newer photo)
1975 Aerial (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Lake Superior Academy (newer photo)
Lake Superior Academy (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - 2008 Street View Motel Wing Still There (newer photo)
2008 Street View Motel Wing Still There (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Rustic Grill 2014 (newer photo)
Rustic Grill 2014 (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Rustic Grill 2014 (newer photo)
Rustic Grill 2014 (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Rustic Grill Sign - Uses Original Structure Of Sharolyn Motel Sign (newer photo)
Rustic Grill Sign - Uses Original Structure Of Sharolyn Motel Sign (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Aug 1966 Motel Sold For 1St Time (newer photo)
Aug 1966 Motel Sold For 1St Time (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Original Sign Structure Is Still There (newer photo)
Original Sign Structure Is Still There (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - 1975 Aerial (newer photo)
1975 Aerial (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - 14 Feb 1974 Ad (newer photo)
14 Feb 1974 Ad (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - 2014 Article On Rustic Grill (newer photo)
2014 Article On Rustic Grill (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Apr 1993 Ad (newer photo)
Apr 1993 Ad (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Jul 1971 - For Sale (newer photo)
Jul 1971 - For Sale (newer photo)
Sharolyn Motel & Restaurant - Jul 1972 Sold Again (newer photo)
Jul 1972 Sold Again (newer photo)
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