Resthaven Resort, Pelican Lake, Wisconsin

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Resthaven 1913.
  • c.1900 Resthaven Resort was Built by George Keeler. Lumber from Keelers saw mill.
  • 1909 Corner stone laid for new hotel.[1]
  • 1917 John Young and wife Rilla take over operations of the resort.
  • 1947 Alice & Phil Sharkey, Rilla and John's daughter
  • Radke family operated for a time as Northern Don's.
  • 1970s the resort was turned into apartments
  • 1990 Tom Keller owner at that time, arranged for the structure to be used by local firefighters as a training exercise. The old resort burned to the ground on October 14th, 1990[2]


  1. The Manitowoc pilot, October 07, 1909, Image 2
  2. Rhineland Daily News Oct 1990


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