MotorCities National Heritage Area
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The Great Escape: Traveling to Sylvan Lake

As trolleys and automobiles appeared, it was easier for folks to enjoy distant places and the world became bigger for them. In the early 1890s, entrepreneur Merrill B Mills planned hundreds of acres of his property at Sylvan Lake as streets, subdivisions, and the luxurious Sylvan Lake Inn.


Address:
Oakwood St & Garland St
Sylvan Lake, MI 48320