Today in Michigan History

September 3, 1921

Ernest Hemingway married at Horton Bay.

Ernest Hemingway and Hadley Richardson were married at the Methodist church in Horton Bay. After the reception was held at a nearby cottage, Hemingway rowed his bride across Walloon Lake to start their two-week honeymoon at his family’s summer cottage called Windemere.

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