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Wildfong Motel (Watson's Motel) - Mancelona MI

Address: 530 S Williams St
City: Mancelona
State: MI
Zip: 49659
County: Antrim
Number of visits to this page: 1153
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This 10 room motel was originally operated by Orlo and Ruth Wildfong. The Wildfong's also owned a gas station in town. The place was promoted to the skiing crowd given its proximity to Mt. Mancelona, Schuss Mountain, Shanty Creek and Boyne Mountain. Sometime later, Frank and Margaret Watson took over. They changed the name to Watson's Motel. This motel was still standing as of 2023. I believe it is operating as apartments.

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Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - Old Postcard
Old Postcard
Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - Old Postcard
Old Postcard
Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - Old Postcard
Old Postcard
Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - Old Postcard
Old Postcard
Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - 2022 Street View
2022 Street View
Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - 1989 Aerial Photo
1989 Aerial Photo
Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - Nov 1972 Article
Nov 1972 Article
Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - Feb 1975 Ad
Feb 1975 Ad
Wildfong Motel (Watsons Motel) - Feb 1976 Ad Showing Both Owners
Feb 1976 Ad Showing Both Owners
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