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Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Mackinaw City MI

Address: 10470 US-23
City: Mackinaw City
State: MI
Zip: 49701
County: Emmet
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Update Sept 4 2023: I have determined the Chief is now operating as the Mackinac Lake Trail Motel.

This 15 unit motel was one of many that were built in the 50's and 60's along the US-23 shoreline area south of Mackinaw City. It was operated by David and Clara Edwards and came up for sale in 1966 for $30k.

I am not seeing a motel operating under this name as of 2023, nor am I seeing one that features this configuration along that stretch. That doesn't mean the building is gone but I am not seeing it. As I continue to document all of these motels, I will probably be able to nail it down further. Some of these older motels were razed to make way for more modern units, especially the ones that were closer to the bridge.

Update June 2023: I found an address (1380 US-23) for this motel from an old high school yearbook ad but it doesn't help much as its invalid now.

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Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Street View (newer photo)
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Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Street View (newer photo)
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Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Street View (newer photo)
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Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Street View (newer photo)
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Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Street View (newer photo)
Street View (newer photo)
Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Street View (newer photo)
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Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Street View (newer photo)
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Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Vintage Postcard (newer photo)
Vintage Postcard (newer photo)
Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Vintage Postcard (newer photo)
Vintage Postcard (newer photo)
Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Vintage Postcard (newer photo)
Vintage Postcard (newer photo)
Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Vintage Postcard (newer photo)
Vintage Postcard (newer photo)
Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - 1999 Aerial (newer photo)
1999 Aerial (newer photo)
Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - 1987 Yearbook Ad (newer photo)
1987 Yearbook Ad (newer photo)
Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Aug 1966 For Sale (newer photo)
Aug 1966 For Sale (newer photo)
Mackinac Lake Trail Motel (Chief Motel) - Jul 1965 Ad For Cleaning (newer photo)
Jul 1965 Ad For Cleaning (newer photo)
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