Old McCleary Hotel - McCleary, Washington
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
N 47° 03.560 W 123° 15.945
10T E 479818 N 5211791
Quick Description: Historic 1912 hotel built by city founder Henry McCleary
Location: Washington, United States
Date Posted: 2/22/2014 8:34:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMK705
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 1

Long Description:
This three-story, nearly 8,000 square foot structure was built in 1912 by an early settler to the area, Henry McCleary. It was designed with 27 guest rooms a lobby, kitchen, dining room, billiard room, writing room, and music room. At the time of the historic nomination, it had ten apartments and ten sleeping rooms, a lobby, kitchen, dining room, and sitting room.

The hotel was built by Henry McCleary, a sawmill operator, as a showcase of his wood products. The wainscoting, trims and casings, staircase, and doors and windows are made of dark-stained Douglas Fir. It was designed to provide lodging for businessmen visiting McCleary. It was owned by the McCleary Timber Company until 1941 when the hotel, and the rest of the town, were sold to the Simpson Timber Company. Since 1985 it has been owned by Penny Challstedt.

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Street address:
300 N. Summit Road
McCleary, WA USA

County / Borough / Parish: Grays Harbor

Year listed: 1996

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture; Industry

Periods of significance: 1900-1924; 1925-1949

Historic function: Hotel; Multiple dwelling

Current function: Multiple dwelling

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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