Station: Ottawa Beach, MI (Ottawa County)

Ottawa Beach was organized in 1886 as a resort on Lake Michigan east of Holland. [MPN] It was reached off a Pere Marquette Branch line.

1901: The Pere Marquette built a hotel here to accomodate Chicago and Indiana residents seeking a resort.The resort made a 6% profit during its first year. The hotel included a water and electric power plant. [PMAR-1901]