Edna Ingalls Adams' 1983 article
This resort was started in 1929, when
Rene and Pierette Stern came up from the city. Rene had arrived just nine
years before from
, and from the start this resort catered to
the Swiss Colony in
New York City
. Rene became a
citizen in 1937, with Stanley Ingalls and
Charles Mesow as his sponsors. The
Sterns began with 25 guests but at their peak they were taking 120.
The present owners are Robert and Lillian Beshore with their aunt,
Elsie Budenday. Four years
ago, the old main house burned, but the resort is still open and the Swiss
come for several weeks every year.