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Religious services were held in the homes until the Swedish Lutheran Church was built in on D St. The congregation built the present church in Carmel Chapel on Forrester Road was an extension of the church and served the Swedish immigrants who had settled in the hills of that area. After the death of her husband in , Mrs.
Sabin originated her project of constructing a home where elderly women might live comfortably and tenderly cared for in their declining years. She also set aside a fund to provide an income for the support of the Home. Sabin Home opened on Nov. Sabin at age 88 the first occupant. The handsome red brick building set back from Michigan Ave. In , it was enlarged by the addition of 6 rooms plus two large sun parlors. Events at the home have included social gatherings, literary and musical happenings, annual concerts by the LaPorte City Band and an annual anniversary reception in November.
Patton Cemetery contains the graves of several LaPorte pioneers and a Jewish burial ground. The Jewish cemetery, located on the eastern side of Patton Cemetery, was founded in Several of the tombstones are in Hebrew and many others list the birthplace of the deceased, making them perfect for genealogical research. In the southeastern section of Patton Cemetery is a grave with a most unusual history.
This is the grave of A. Heigelein, the last victim of the infamous Belle Gunness. Shortly thereafter, she began advertising in lonely hearts columns for a fairly well-off husband.
Interested men were invited to her McClung Road farm after first being asked to convert all their holdings to cash. Helgelein came to the Gunness farm in late or early from Dakota. After a long absence and no communication, his brother wrote to Mrs. Gunness and was told that A. Heigelein had returned to Norway. On April 27, , Belle Gunness drove into LaPorte and made a will leaving all her possessions to her children should they survive her or to a Norwegian orphan home in Chicago if they did not.
Early in the morning of April 28, her farm burned to the ground and Belle Gunness and her adopted children were believed to have died in the fire. Her handy man, Ray Lamphere, was arrested for murder and arson. After his death, Lamphere was buried in Rossburg Cemetery on Hwy. On the grounds where this building now stands there was once an old frame house where William Walker lived with his family.
His father, John Walker, had been one of the 5 founders of LaPorte. In , the house was sold to a group of Catholic nuns called the Sisters of the Holy Cross to be used as St. In , it became the parish school of St. The old building was torn down in to make room for the Civic Auditorium. A popular community center, the auditorium is the site of banquets, basketball games, bowling, concerts, art exhibits, high school proms, and club meetings.
In the government brought 27 black families to LaPorte to work on the railroad. They were settled on Hagenbuck St. A church and school were established for the Blacks at the corner of Hagenbuck and Washington Sts.
The neighborhood grew as more Blacks settled in the city to work as laborers in the homes and industries of LaPorte or to begin their own businesses. The present AME church was built in Many migrated to LaPorte after the Rumely family donated money to build a church and guaranteed jobs in the Rumely Company foundry.
In members of St. The Sacred Heart Church and school, built in , is still in use today for church meetings, gymnastics, and religious classes. The new Sacred Heart church diagonally opposite the two story brick structure was built in Dressed in their finest wool dresses and serge suits, these sixth and seventh grade German students gathered in front of an American flag.
Many immigrant parents preferred to send their children to church schools where both the old and the new ways were taught in the language of the home. On starlit summer evenings, the City Band entertained hundreds from the Fox Park bandstand.
Collins of opium cure fame. Collins operated a driving club here. For a fee, members could drive their horse drawn rigs along the shores of Clear Lake.
Given to the city in by the sons of Mr. There was once a bandstand here where concerts were given on summer evenings by the LaPorte City Band. In , rose bushes were planted by W. The garden was later flooded out by rising water levels of Clear Lake. Camps Colfax and Jackson were drilling and recruiting camps during the Civil War. Here new recruits were trained in preparation for combat in the South.
Hosting the 28th Regiment, Camp Jackson was a cavalry training site: Places of great community interest and pride, the camps were sites of huge picnics during which patriotic speeches were given by prominent men of the time. Crowds attended the dress parades of the regiments and often viewed their drilling exercises. Occasionally, the commanders at the camps marched their troops through town. These were great civic occasions.
Bands played and people cheered, waving handkerchiefs and tossing their hats high into the air. LaPorte County was one of the most patriotic counties in the nation. It has been said that three-fourths of all the able-bodied men in LaPorte volunteered for the army. It was a steam saw mill built on the shore of a small lake. The mill ran day and night to supply sawn timber needed by the growing settlement of LaPorte. A Quaker neighborhood soon developed north of the city as more families of Friends migrated from Ohio, New Jersey, North Carolina and Indiana to the county.
A private residence for many years, this red brick structure at A and Alexander Sts. According to the beliefs of the Society of Friends, men and women entered the meeting house through separate doors and sat apart from each other, divided by an aisle or low wall. The Quaker burial site on Park Street is very simple in the tradition of that faith. Here, fieldstones in neat rows mark the 54 known graves of Friends. Following the belief of the Society that individual recognition or adornment is sinful, some of the markers are not inscribed with names or dates.
One veteran of the War of , Joseph Johnson, is also buried here. This beautiful cemetery overlooking Pine Lake was begun in when the original LaPorte graveyard became too small for the needs of the growing population.
When the remains of those buried in the old cemetery were removed to Pine Lake Cemetery, bodies and many tombstones could not be identified. These were formed into an anonymous square and mass grave in the southeastern section of the new graveyard.
Some of the most interesting and touching tombstones in Pine Lake Cemetery can be found here. Eason Chapel, the Gothic style building located to the right of the main entrance, was built in as a memorial to Seth Eason by his family. People from all over the Midwest came to LaPorte to enjoy many activities at the lakes, such as camping in tents and cottages, fishing, sailboating, rowing and dancing.
Special excursion trains ran out of Chicago, Indianapolis, St. High on the north shore bluff stood the hotel built by J.
A porch running the full length of the hotel gave visitors a fine view of Pine Lake. Another stop was made at the nearby Holmes Island resort, opened in by Mrs. Then the steamer would pass along the west bank of Pine Lake where cottages could be rented and finally along the sand bar which blocked passage into Stone Lake.
Later, in , a channel was dredged through this bar, connecting Pine and Stone Lakes. Both of these islands are now residential areas on the large peninsula that almost divides Pine Lake in two. A couple rowed well-protected from the sun with hats, long sleeves and high collars. Also located on the heavily wooded bluffs overlooking the north shore of Pine Lake were the Baptist Assembly Grounds. Indiana Baptists had obtained the land near the Pine Lake Inn and held assemblies every summer with programs of various kinds.
Special outdoor meals such as clam bakes, fish fries and corn roasts as well as other weekly entertainments were held at the many resorts. There was dancing in the evenings, both on the steamboats and at a pavilion on the Pine Lake Chautauqua Grounds.
So, by , Capt. Steamboat travel on the LaPorte lakes ended about Later, when people began to realize what a fine spot this would be for a park, City Island was no longer an island. There was another high ridge of land east of this across the channel between Lily and Stone Lakes known as Porter Hill.
To reach the swimming beach, a bridge had to be built across the channel at the end of Wirdner Ave. The American Legion donated the efforts of 30 of its members to build a 60 foot bridge in just two days. By this time, the Consumers Ice Co.
Today, through combined gifts and purchases, the park totals acres. Although much of the park has been allowed to remain in a natural state, some developments have been made: The shores of the LaPorte lakes have always been popular as outdoor recreation and camping areas.
In , the Rev. Henry Weller, the first minister of the Swedenborgian Church of LaPorte, built his house in a lovely grove of trees which sloped down to Stone Lake. This house is still in use as a private residence at Pennsylvania Ave. Small cottages were built nearby and the grove became a summer convention center for people of the Swedenborgian Church throughout the Midwest.
A pavilion was built in the center of the grove and here dances and amateur theatricals were held. Horseraces attract hundreds to the LaPorte County Fair, located from to at the site of the present high school. When photographed in the s, the County Fair was already almost eighty years old. In , only 4 years after the formation of the county, the LaPorte County Agricultural Association held its first profit-making venture: Nine years later the days of crop and livestock exhibits and horse races were established as annual events.
At first held wherever land was available, the home of the county fair for 80 years was the little hill called Mount Zion, now the site of the LaPorte High School.
The LaPorte County Fair began operating from its present location in The years of fair time since have included WLS radio barn dances, Wild West shows, the Streets of Cairo, highwire and human cannonball acts and other carnival attractions. The modern LaPorte County Fair is a showcase for 4-H Club members with thousands of dollars in premiums being won by fair exhibitors of all ages.
In , the present site was bought and the building erected. Now largely self-supporting, the County Home still provides a place to live for homeless or poor county residents. An early view of Franklin Street facing south preserves the plank pavement and hitching posts of the era; lost are the smells of open sewers and the ever-present horse manure. Michigan City probably got its name from the Michigan Road, the great thoroughfare which had its northern terminus at the mouth of Trail Creek.
Farsighted people envisioned a great lake port and city arising there which would serve the whole Midwest. One of these visionaries was Major Isaac C. Elston of Crawfordsville, who bought the land containing the creek mouth in Laid out one year later, the town site was low and swampy.
Two huge sand dunes Yankee Slide and Hoosier Slide dominated the lakefront and the creek mouth was almost silted shut with sand. Until WWI, 5th Street continued to divide the business center from the tree-lined residential area. Undeterred by these gloomy prospects, the first settlers began to arrive from the East in But soon Chicago would overshadow it, due in part to the efforts of Chicago landowner, Stephan A.
Enormous lumber stacks lined Trail Creek, covering the land which would later become Washington Park. In , the Michigan Central Railroad reached here, putting Michigan City on a direct rail line with Eastern markets. Industries began to locate in Michigan City, drawn by the easy access to markets and raw materials. Services such as hospitals, police and fire protection, public schools, street lights and streetcars were introduced as the community expanded.
Lumber boats and excursion ships made up the majority of harbor traffic. The physical environment was improved by the development of Washington Park in In the Michigan Central repair shops were moved to Niles, Michigan, and by , six hundred families had followed.
To combat this problem, a Chamber of Commerce was formed. During the next six years they succeeded in bringing 22 new factories to the area as well as building a new sewer system and the Spaulding Hotel. Michigan City was then advertised by the Chamber as a tourist resort and convention center. Tourists and summer vacationers flocked to city beaches, coming by car and electric interurban.
The Depression put many of the new factories out of business, but no banks closed in Michigan City and WPA projects kept many men employed. Elston won the coveted Indiana State Basketball Championship.
Twenty years later, at the time of this photo, lumber schooners were already archaic reminders of the past. Steamers carrying both freight and passengers had supplanted the graceful sailing vessels. As early as , a group of surveyors determined that the mouth of the creek provided the best location along the Indiana shoreline for the development of a commercial harbor and city. A signal day for the new town was July 4, , when the first commercial vessel ever entered Trail Creek.
Even though the harbor remained unfinished and inaccessible to most vessels for the next 35 years, Michigan City rapidly developed into a leading forwarding port on Lake Michigan, shipping out great quantities of grain and other farm produce which were hauled to the harbor by wagon from as far south as Indianapolis.
Temporarily stored in huge warehouses which lined the harbor, the grain was loaded into lighters, small boats which took the grain to larger ships anchored offshore in the lake. Incoming vessels brought quantities of salt, stone, shingles and other commodities. By the harbor had seen much improvement and large sailing ships were able to enter the mouth of the creek for the first time. But by then the grain and produce business had disappeared because the railroads were shipping these products directly from the hinterlands to city markets.
In place of the grain warehouses, huge lumber yards sprawled across the area that is now Washington Park, lining both sides of Trail Creek with lumber piles as high as men could stack them. Other lumber shipments were transformed by local craftsmen into fancy mouldings, doors and furniture.
The late s was the time of the great timber harvests in northern Michigan and Minnesota. Huge quantities of lumber were shipped south along the Great Lakes to ports such as Michigan City, where the lumber was then shipped by rail south and west or used locally in the county by the many wood-consuming industries such as the planning mills, cooperages, chair factories and car shops. This period marked the peak of lumber shipping to the harbor, when millions of board feet passed through the hands of the dock wallopers, or lumber shovers.
Coupled with this was the booming excursionist business which brought tens of thousands of visitors to the local waterfront by steam-powered excursion ships. Visitors came to town to tour the State Prison, climb Hoosier Slide and to enjoy the recreational facilities at Washington Park. Tourists from all parts of the world arrived by excursion trains and ships to climb the huge sand dune, rewarded at the top with a spectacular view. Like many other lake dunes, Hoosier Slide was mined for use as land fill and in glass making.
At one time it was nearly feet tall, mantled with trees. Cow paths marked its slopes and people picnicked upon its crest. With the development of Michigan City, the timber was cut for building construction and the sand began to blow, sometimes blanketing the main business district of the town on Front St. The summit, where weddings were sometimes held, afforded an excellent view of the vast lumberyards which then covered the Washington Park area. When it was discovered that the clean sands of Hoosier Slide were useful for glassmaking, the huge dune began to be mined away.
Dock workers loaded the sand into railroad cars with shovel and wheelbarrow to be shipped to glassmakers in the U. Captain Allen Kent center of the U. Life Saving Service and his eight man crew were sources of pride to city residents at the time of this portrait.
In , the forty year old Life Saving Service became part of the U. The building was constructed in by the U. The most famous of these lighthouse keepers was Harriet Colfax, who worked for 43 years until her retirement in The Coast Guard took over the lighthouse service after the death of the last lighthouse keeper in In , the Michigan City Historical Society leased the building from the city, restoring and establishing a museum in the lighthouse.
The Old Lighthouse Museum is open to the public for tours. Until , when Mayor Martin T. As soon as the park became a reality, people began to donate trees and plants to the city for park beautification.
Winterbotham and dedicated on Decoration Day, Barker paid for a bandshell and a picnic peristyle. Swimming was almost impossible in the heavy woolen bathing costumes stylish at the turn of the century. These properly attired bathers were content to sedately wade and splash at the foot of Hoosier Slide.
Originally, men and women had used separate bathing beaches. The Oasis Ballroom was built probably in front of the present concession stand in for dance-mad Chicagoans and Michigan Cityites. All the big name bands played there as well as the local groups. The Zoo was begun in , financed and built by area residents.
Such government relief programs as the WPA sent almost 2, unemployed workers into the park to build the stone benches, zoo buildings and the Observation Tower, and to landscape Yankee Slide, a tree-covered sand dune. On April 9, , 10, pine trees were planted by 5, school children around the Observation Tower. Some of these trees can still be seen. Both Washington Park and the zoo are open to the public.
Parking, a beach and picnic sites are available. Snarltown, a thriving red-light district south of Hoosier Slide, had long attracted many to the dune area. It was in front of that depot that the funeral train bearing the body of Abraham Lincoln stopped at 8: The train halted under a 35 foot memorial arch which had been constructed over the tracks.
The arch bore sayings in honor of the president and was decorated with flap, evergreen boughs, and choice flowers. The people of Michigan City were able to enter the funeral car to pay their last respects to the great man before the train continued on to Chicago and eventually Springfield, Illinois. The second Michigan Central depot, located approximately at the site of the present depot, burned in A large freighthouse and handsome passenger depot built in by the Monon RR were a block further west across Franklin St.
To the north, at the harbor on the east side of Franklin St. Once a familiar landmark at the harbor, the engine repair shop building, built in , was on the National Register of Historic Places until it was demolished in June, The railroads, along with the harbor, once played a major part in the economic activity of the town.
Now only the tracks and the small depot remain as evidence of their prominence in our past. The grain elevator at the harbor was built by Cargill, Inc.
For a time the company shipped out tens of thousands of tons of soybeans by large commercial ships. Grain ships, along with those transporting salt to be used on highways during the winter, were the last large commercial vessels to use the Michigan City harbor.
The historical marker on the southeast corner near the courthouse commemorates the passage of the Michigan Road, which ran from Madison, Indiana, on the Ohio River, to Lake Michigan at Michigan City. It terminated at the corner of Michigan Blvd. Set aside by Isaac C. Elston, the founding father of Michigan City, this square block was used as a park and as an open air market for various goods and farm produce.
The square was later divided into lots and sold to help finance the purchase of part of Washington Park. Quickly, prominent citizens organized a committee to establish a library. The building was finished in , one-third of the cost being paid for by John H. The old library is constructed of Indiana blue Bedford stone with a magnificent marble interior graced by 3 large stained glass windows.
Designed by Helmut Jahn of C. The new Michigan City Public Library building provides more space and services to the residents of the area, while the old building has been converted into a community arts center. Looking east along 4th St. The block of Franklin St.
These are the last High Victorian Italianate commercial buildings left in the old business district. Other structures used the more traditional stone sills. The finest example of this Italianate style in Michigan City is St. Johannes Verein, the 3 story brick building in the middle of the block. Built in by German immigrants, the building housed stores and a meeting hall for the Germans. An interesting detail is the cast iron pediment showing two clasping hands and the name St.
Johannes Verein at the very top of St. An historical plaque marks the reputed site of the first log cabin built in Michigan City. It was constructed in by Jacob Furman, assisted by B. In a congregation was formed. The first church stood about where the new Michigan City Public Library is now.
In , the present church was constructed. In the structure burned and was rebuilt in , a part of the money coming from a legacy of Mr. The bell in the steeple is believed to be from the or church. The colors of the bricks and the stained glass in the windows blend well together and make for a very handsome Gothic-style building. The first Episcopal church to stand on this site was a wooden Gothic-style structure built in In , John H. Barker erected Barker Hall next to the church in memory of his children from his first marriage.
Barker contributed a large part of the cost toward the construction of the present Romanesque-style church in Michigan City became a cathedral city when Trinity Episcopal Church was named the cathedral church for Bishop White of northern Indiana. Barker Hall was rebuilt in by Catherine Barker Hickox. A beautiful example of the Neo-Jacobean style, the Henry House was built in The date of construction is rather late for this style but the builder A.
Henry of the Henry Lumber Co. The stained glass window on the north side of the house is particularly beautiful. This is a private residence, not open for tours.
From until , the Zorn Brewery was located in this building. The Zorn Brewery produced 15, barrels of beer annually, supplying the saloons on Franklin St and in the surrounding area with liquid refreshment. During Prohibition, soda pop was made. The brewery has since been converted into office space. The spring-fed well which supplied water for the brewing process is still in the building. Extensively remodeled and refinished in by Chicago architect Frederick Perkins, the house is a monument to the style of living of the great American industrial barons of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The interior of the house, with its wealth of wood and marble, is an imitation of an English manor home. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is open to the public for tours. Only one of six departments in the huge plant, the shop was housed in a building over feet long.
The entire factory occupied acres. Makers of railroad cars, the firm was begun in by three men from New York. Haskell-Barker was employing men and producing 1, freight cars a year by By , the Haskell-Barker Car Company produced 15, cars annually and employed men.
Many west side homes were painted boxcar red or refrigerator car yellow. Haskell-Barker was purchased by Pullman-Standard in In most of the acre plant burned. Undoubtedly, many of the men worshipping at this church worked in the nearby Haskell-Barker Car Factory. There is a stone marker bearing the name of the church written in German under the main window.
The first mosque built in the United States, the Asser El Jadeed Temple, was constructed by members of the Syrian and Lebanese Moslem community opposite the present police station.
Built by convicts, Indiana State Prison North was completed in It quickly became a Michigan City point of interest. Many bought picture postcards showing the convicts in their striped uniforms. Convict labor could be contracted for as little as 30c a day, making it very attractive to businessmen seeking to cut their production costs.
The use of prison labor was finally made illegal in Today the inmates are employed in various prison shops. The streetcar tracks which once brought carloads of these visitors to tour the prison at the turn of the century still cross Willard Ave. In the two Catholic parishes in Michigan City combined, building this church on the site of the old Catholic cemetery.
In a school and convent were constructed. The church, while one of the oldest church structures in continuous use in Michigan City, has been extensively remodeled over the years. The parish has been mainly German and Irish. This large house was built for William B. Hutchinson came to Michigan City in and became a pillar of the community: Houses reflect in brick, stone and wood the social position of their owners.
Built in , this house is a combination of the Romanesque and Neo-Jacobean styles. In , he had married Jennie Chamberlain, niece of Mr. The couple became well-known for their hospitality. This private residence is not open for tours.
On May 14, , the congregation of this former church was established under the name of the German United Evangelical Lutheran St. This structure, the second housing the congregation, was dedicated in During a schism developed in the congregation and St. In the schoolhouse to the west of the church and the parsonage on the north side of the building were built.
German was spoken in the school and until , was used for all church services. The church building was converted into a summer stock theatre. The bridge immediately collapsed, sinking the tug up to the smokestack. Built in , the bridge had always been notoriously cranky, frequently refusing to open or close. A new bridge was built one year after the accident.
Constructed in , St. One of the oldest houses of worship in Michigan City, the building is still in use as a church by the St. In an age when architectural flights of imagination abounded and houses were embellished with tasteful wooden accents, it was only fitting that the office of A. It was equally fitting that the building be of brick. It was one of several electrically-powered interurban trains connecting cities all over the Midwest.
The company was totally reorganized and rehabilitated in when railroad tycoon Samuel Insull purchased it and built the present station in Michigan City. New cars were acquired and older ones were enlarged and remodeled.
The Depression and the automobile drove most of the electric trains out of business, but the South Shore survived.
It is presently the only remaining electric interurban train running in the U. Stanislaus Kostka Church is one of the many ethnic churches in Michigan City. Until , the 90 Polish families attended church at St. The church was built in in imitation of the huge churches of Europe.
The original Greenwood Cemetery lay on the hill now occupied by Elston School. The land had been deeded to Michigan City by Major Elston as a public burying ground.
At that time considered to be out in the country, the cemetery was a popular site for Sunday afternoon walks and kite-flying. In , the cemetery was moved to its present location and named for Jane Greenwood, the first person to be buried there. One of the most historic graves is that of Abijah Bigelow, a Revolutionary War veteran thought to be one of the original Minutemen.
He died on Oct. Most of the prominent families of Michigan City are buried here and it is interesting to see how the competition for social position and recognition is carried on even to the choice of tombstones.
Greenwood Cemetery is actually four cemeteries in one: Organized in as a drum and bugle corps, the city band became known as the Ames Second Regiment Band after local philanthropist George Ames took a personal interest in the group.
Since then, the Ames Band has delighted thousands with their lakefront concerts. After the British burned an American-occupied fort at Cahokia, Illinois, a small group of about 16 Frenchmen and Americans living at Cahokia plotted a surprise attack on Fort St.
Joseph at Niles, Michigan. This group, led by Capt. John Brady, easily captured the British garrison at Fort St. While they were returning, a group of British soldiers and Pottawattomie Indians pursued and overtook the raiding party somewhere near Trail Creek, on December 5, The Americans were badly defeated in the battle.
The Memorial Park marker honors those who died in this skirmish. Krueger donated a tract of woods to be known as Memorial Park in honor of the 19 Michigan City men who died in the war.
Memorial Park is also the site where Father Marquette, the great French Jesuit missionary, preached to a group of Pottawattomie Indians in upon his return from Chicago to St.
Ignace in upper Michigan, just before his death. Marquette Spring, near Friendship Gardens, is named for him. The Italianate structure burned in A collection of gardens representing several nations of the world, the International Friendship Gardens was established just after the Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago. Here, on over acres in the valley of Trail Creek, are growing typical plantings from all over the world.
Dedicated to world peace, love and understanding, Friendship Gardens is a lovely spot to amble around in for an afternoon and browse among the flowers. By WWI, the factory method of production had greatly replaced the practice of skilled workmen hand-crafting fine objects.
Anyways, i definitely enjoyed the experience, can say I've been there and done that We had an excellent lunch date. The food is spectacular I had the soft shell crabs , the ambience is superb. The Tysons Palm is a warm friendly place to meet and eat!!
Also, love the valet parking. Service and food were fantastic as always! Our waitress was amazing, she was extremely accommodating and she listened which is most important. I have been to the Palm many many times and it is fun. It is an experience to feast there and you always leave full I promise. The manager of the Tysons Corner Palm, Tim, is the best there is! Very nice for occasion or nice steakhouse dinner. Family enjoy the lobster and steak specials.
We went for the lobster special. The lobster and the sides It included two salads and one side--we got the cottage fries were excellent.
The service was attentive. Unfortunately, we were seated between two large, loud groups and couldn't hear other over the noise. Tough to communicate with your partner across the table! It was tough to hear at the table, But the bar was 10x worse! But food was great! Free Valet was nice. Just wish it was quieter! As usual the food is really good, but what makes this place so good is the service. Any request within reason has always been taken care of.
The folks remember us even though we do not frequently make it out to this location. Highly recommend to anyone! There is nothing better!! The only problem at the Palm is the constant roar of conversation. Sometimes it's hard to hear the people at your table. Nevertheless, food and service were perfect, and we enjoyed the evening. Once again a great meal - the best lobster dinner in the DC area. Also the best service. A bit pricey but none better for food and service. Was too loud for meaningful conversations.
We did however enjoy the food. This is the top place to dine in Tysons Corner. Management led by GM Tim Seymour create a superior dining experience.
Food and beverage are great; wait staff are professional. The crowd is lively and affluent. If you are a power player or power player watcher this is the place to be.
Excellent meal and service. Only complaint was bar did not stock a specialty tonic water to make a good gin and tonic. The food was good, service was good, but the noise level was high. It was very difficult to have a conversation across the table. Lobster dinner was only fair. Side dish was only fair. Food and service are always outstanding!
We enjoy the lobster specials during the summer months. We went for our anniversary celebration, but picked the wrong night, the placed was packed with noisy diners, could not hear ourselves talk. Heard the weekends are quieter. The food, staff, and service were top notch. They went above and beyond to make our surprise birthday party a hit. We appreciate all of their efforts! To top it off the food was amazing. I'm sure everyone in the party will be returning.
Almost everything was ok, except the gas-bag at the next table who didn't keep his conversation should at his table. It wasn't the restaurant's fault except that it shouldn't have seated anyone near this jerk and I should have asked to be moved.
Anyway, our party came for the summer lobster special. For lobster eaters, this is a big deal and everyone in our group except me was in that category. They all enjoyed their lobsters and sides and wine and I enjoyed them and veggies. Lots of competition in the area with better pricing. Service was brash at times but a bit entertaining too. Sign up Sign in.
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The Spa at Griffin Gate offers a range of relaxing treatments, from body scrubs and wraps to facials and massages. If you are looking for resorts near Louisville, KY with many activities to choose from, Griffin Gate has a fitness center, which has both an indoor and outdoor pool, a tennis court, free weights, treadmills, and cardio equipment. Griffin Gate Marriott Resort. The three suites are furnished with charming furniture and art that gives a quaint feel to guests. The rooms all have their own private sitting area and a view of the beautifully-landscaped fields.
This cozy bed and breakfast has a large sitting room where guests are free to make themselves at home and entertain other guests on the piano. There is also a keeping room for guests to relax, read, or watch television by the fireplace, as well as a kitchen where guests can help themselves to the beverage bar, and a dining room.
A delightful breakfast is offered to guests in the morning. Scottwood Bed and Breakfast. Sit back and relax in the swing on the wrap-around porch, or have a nice conversation with friends in the Music parlor.
The Inn also offers cold wines and beers for adult guests. The restaurant has Mediterranean, Southern BBQ, and Kentucky home style dishes to choose from, as well as salads and soups. The attractions offered nearby include museums, theatres, bourbon distillery tours, horseracing, and even spelunking in Mammoth Cave.
The farm offers acres for guests to explore and befriend the horses and barn cats romancing about. Head into town to find several distilleries, an arboretum, a horse park, and zip-lining located nearby. The Rosecrest Farm Bed and Breakfast. The main house offers 3 rooms, as well as five townhouses and the Cottage in separate buildings.
The main house also has a dining room, a living room where guests can relax, watch TV or try their hand at the piano, as well as a parlor room and a billiards room. There are also rocking chairs on the front porch for guests to sit in and enjoy the outdoors. Breakfast is the only meal served on the property, other restaurants can be found in town.
Their signature breakfast dish is peaches and cream French toast. Many wineries and museums can be found in town, as well, and many nature and equine related attractions are also near the Inn, along with historic sites. Every room has a mini-refrigerator, a Smart TV, small desks with Lyndon House notecards and pens, and a few other things to make the stay pleasant. Outside, there is an enclosed back yard with a flower card and a spacious back porch with iron tables and chairs and umbrellas for sitting.
Visitors looking for fine dining may be interested in A La Lucie, a French cuisine restaurant, or Portofino for Italian and American cuisine. Keep reading for more romantic cabin getaways in KY. The Lyndon House Bed and Breakfast. Each of the four suites offers a different theme but all are designed with comfort in mind.
The rooms offer air-conditioning, high-quality beds, and private baths. The Inn has a nice garden that guests can explore or sit and relax in, as well as a porch to sit and enjoy the lovely view. There is a large living room on the bottom floor that guests can relax, read, or chat with other guests in, as well as another sitting area upstairs. The kitchen is where guests can get their breakfast while staying at the Pinnacle View Inn.
The choices for breakfast include fresh fruit, custom-made omelets, pancakes, orange French toast, or eggs benedict. Guests can expect only the freshest food as the owners are committed to green cuisine. The Pinnacle View Inn. Mint Julep tours, shops, a barber, and the 3rd Floor Spirits is also offered within the hotel. Visitors can find several museums, the Waterfront Park, the Louisville Ballet, Bunbury Theatre, an antique mall, a casino, and the Louisville Zoo near the hotel.
The Galt House Hotel. There are seven guest rooms, most of which include electric fireplaces. All of the rooms are spacious, with elegant furniture and soft bedding.