Fish Creek, Wis. (September 15, 2022) – Gibraltar Historical Association is excited to announce its September 22 Gibraltar Talks, Fifty Years in the Family, with guest speaker Meredith Coulson-Kanter.
Meredith will share the history of how her family came to own the White Gull Inn, and what it was like to grow up at an old inn at the end of Main Street, Fish Creek.
Today’s properties include the Main Lodge, Cliff House, Welcker House, Henriette’s Cottage, Stowaway Cottage, the Foster Olson House, and Lundberg House. No story of a historic property would be complete without an account of the never-ending restoration needed to keep the buildings in pristine condition while maintaining the illusion that nothing has changed in over a century.
We are eager to hear about the famous Cherry Stuffed French Toast, voted Best Breakfast in America, and the traditional fish boil, started in 1959, making it one of the first commercial fish boils in Door County.
Meredith will share a brief timeline of the inn’s history, memories from her childhood, why she and her husband Chris returned to Door County to purchase the inn, and what it means to carry on the tradition of preserving one of the most beloved properties in Door County.
We invite you to Fish Creek’s Old Town Hall on September 22, 2022, at 7:00 pm. Bring your memories, a story to share, a memento from the past, or even a photo.
Gibraltar Historical Association is a non-profit sharing history with our community and visitors. Visit the Museum at 4176 Main Street for “A House in Mourning” exhibit. Open 10am-3pm.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, 920-868-2091 or find us on Facebook @GibraltarHistoricalAssociation.