Khardomah Lodge/Susan Hill Yerkes Michigan Historic Marker

Name of Historic Site:  Khardomah Lodge/Susan Hill Yerkes Informational Designation

Description of Historic Site:  Originally built by lumberman James Brayton in 1873 he and his wife named the cottage “Khardomah Lodge”.  After the death of Mr. Brayton Khardomah was bought by Susan Hill Yerkes in 1919.  Mrs. Yerkes had 13 rooms added to the cottage and opened it as a summer hotel.  From 1938-1984 the lodge was owned and operated by Jennie Smith and her Daughter Helen Unger.  It still operates as a hotel.

Phone Number:  616.842.2990


Address:  1365 Lake Ave Grand Haven, MI