Last year, the Inlet Historical Society received over 300 plates made by the Holl’s Inn family commemorating their guests’ weddings and other celebrations held at the historic hotel over a period of 70 years. Since then, a few have come forward and have recovered the memorial plate for their family. In some cases, the family member attended the event. We also recognize that some of the names painted on the plates may no longer be living, except in the wonderful memories of their descendants. If readers recognize names that aren’t part of their family, but they know the family indicated, please inform that family that the plate commemorating is available.
We have now put together a listing of the names for those folks whose plates we have and it is the crude listing below, along with whatever date or event was painted on the plates. If you are a family whose member(s) are listed below, please contact the Inlet Tourism Office at 315-357-5501, Mitch Lee, and arrange for a pickup of their family’s plate. The Historical Society suggests a donation of $25 or a membership in the Society at the desired level to help compensate us for the efforts in caring for the plates. The Society also thanks the Holl family and the current owners for forwarding the plates to the Society, some of which we will retain as regional artwork as well as Holls Inn artifacts.
Folks whose plates we presently have are: Continue Reading »