Vintage Postcard – Lone Pine Motel and Restaurant
Lone Pine Motel and Restaurant
“Clare’s Newest and Finest”
Air conditioned cafe
Tub – showers
Phone 9087 for reservations
Plastichrome by Colourpicture Publishers Inc., Boston 15, Mass., U.S.A.
Pub. by the Hiawatha Card Co., P.O. Box 56, Ypsilanti, Mich.
This lovely vintage postcard was mailed using a three cent purple liberty stamp from Glen Arbor Michigan July 9, 1959. It reads:
We are here with the kids they certainly have a very nice place, we were so surprised. The trip was grand coming. We stayed here last night. Mike is taking me all over at present he is taking his nap, then he is going to have fun with me in the water. I have bought my bathing suit but he doesn’t know it. Ha Ha. The Koeppers.
I chatted with my coworker about this card, as she grew up in Clare. She remembers that they added an arcade at some point. Their family had coffee and breakfast there regularly. The place still stands, though it looks like (Google Street View) the restaurant is gone:
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