Recent Changes at the Pump house

The Pump House Museum and Learning Center has been upgraded this spring for your enjoyment and comfort. A new  sign  proudly identifies our building as the home of the Pump House Museum and learning center. This has been installed on the north face of the building.   A new air conditioning system has been added [...]

By | 2018-06-16T15:06:22+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Historic Ottawa Beach|0 Comments

Big Red Lighthouse Photos

The Historic Ottawa Beach Society is presenting a major new exhibit in the Pump House Museum and Learning Center  at Ottawa Beach titled "Big Red: Navigational Aid to Cultural Icon." We want to put your best digital photos of Big Red on display in this exhibit. One of the four digital displays in the [...]

By | 2018-06-16T14:19:07+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Historic Ottawa Beach|0 Comments

Hotel Ottawa Original Register Donation

In the fall of 2017, the Historic Ottawa Beach Society received a rare artifact: the only known guest register from the Hotel Ottawa.  This large volume covers the years 1893 through August of 1895 when the Hotel Ottawa consisted of the original hotel built in 1886 and the annex, built a few years later. Our [...]

By | 2018-06-16T14:57:13+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Historic Ottawa Beach|0 Comments