Petoskey Area Blog

Join Us in Celebrating Hemingway’s Life in Northern Michigan

Anyone who has ever taken a class in American literature is familiar with author Ernest Hemingway. Many understand his connection to Illinois, or Paris, or Key West, yet few realize that the writer spent his first 22 summers on beautiful Walloon Lake near Petoskey, Michigan.

“Lovely Walloona,” as Hemingway’s sister, Sunny, deemed it, was home to the Hemingway family during the summer months....

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Topics: Ernest Hemingway, Hemingway, Hotel Walloon, Walloon Lake

Posted on March 10, 2016