Big Red Lighthouse Photos

Next Summer the Historic Ottawa Beach Society will be presenting a new exhibit In the Pump House Museum and Learning Center about the Big Red lighthouse. We want to put your best photos of Big Red on display in this exhibit! Your favorite photos of Big Red, along with your comments of what Big [...]

By | 2017-10-24T10:55:49+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Historic Ottawa Beach|0 Comments

HOBS 2017 Fall Newsletter

It is Fall and We are excited to tell everyone about all the recent news from HOBS. (Download the Newsletter)      This summer completed the second season of the “SS Michigan - Icebound” exhibit in the north room of the Pump House Museum and Learning Center. For the 2018 season the [...]

By | 2017-10-22T11:36:13+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Newsletter|0 Comments

Hotel Ottawa Original Register Donation

October 2017 "HOBS has received  a unique donation: The guest register from the Hotel Ottawa.  We are already planning an exhibit in the Pump House Museum for this big book which will include a display case containing artifacts and objects of interest found in the ruins of the hotel, along with an interpretive wall plaque." [...]

By | 2017-10-15T12:35:49+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Historic Ottawa Beach|0 Comments

Pump House Donor Bricks have been Installed

Pump House Donor Bricks have been installed Exciting activity is happening this spring.  The previous announcement of the Bathrooms schedule and the Donor Bricks have been installed.  Stop over and see this new edition to the Pump House. Thank you to everyone who donated for this effort, please come see the great design. For more [...]

By | 2017-05-12T20:59:47+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Historic Ottawa Beach|0 Comments

Pumphouse Restrooms

Pump House Restroom Plans are in the works!  Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Commission (OCPRC) is moving forward in 2017 with their plans to develop restrooms on the East side or US Coast Guard side  of the Pump House building.  Plans and exact specifications are currently being  finalized before the project is put out for [...]

By | 2017-05-12T17:49:00+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Historic Ottawa Beach|0 Comments