The Local History Gallery
For the White Lake Area

Website & Imaging: Jerry Grady     Research: Barb Brow

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This is in the area of where the parking lot at Medbery Park is now. The little white building was on the corner of the fenced area of the Coast Guard Station. The channel wall is now made of concrete which was done in 1936. The Coast Guard station and all buildings associated with it were removed between 1945-47. There were several small cottages along the channel wall. Isn't known who they originally belonged to.
 
After changing from shipping out lumber to bring in passengers, the channel received very little attention repair wise. After a 20 year fight to keep the government from abandoning the harbor altogether, as had been recommended numerous times. Repair work finally started on the very dilapidated channel walls in the Spring of 1928
 

1890
 
Ohrenberger Solon 1905
   
The Montague Observer on March 27,1930

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