The current owners of the Achor Inn, located near the lake in Houghton Lake, have seen spirits and many unusual things like hearing footsteps when no one else is around, doors mysteriously slamming, and faucets turning off and on by themselves. Many customers have also seen strange things while dining in the historic restaurant. The building dates back to over a century ago when lumberjacks worked in the forest in central Michigan. It was built as a hotel, and I can imagine over the years it has had some tragic events happen in its rooms. Local legend has it that Al Capone and the Purple Gang visited the establishment several times. During the prohibition era, the old hotel was also used as a brothel. Now it’s a restaurant and still welcomes customers to come in and possibly experience a paranormal event while they are there.
I was gonna get some lunch while I was in the neighborhood, but they did not open until 4 pm that day. I guess I will have to go back some other time and try the food. Maybe I will get lucky and one of the resident ghosts will join me. You can find out more about the historic place on their website HERE
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