Lake Maxinkuckee Its Intrigue History & Genealogy Culver, Marshall, Indiana

Paramount Hotel  



1924 - The Sanborn Fire Map labels it as the Chasnelle - this is labled as Chasnelle on the Sanborn fire map. David Burns also said this was known as the Paramont Hotel which is confirmed by the Jul 1925 Citizen Announcement name of the Chasnell Hotel has been changed to that of Paramount Hotel... management remains the same... Mrs. A. McLochiln, prop


1925, Jul 29 - Announcement name of the Chasnell Hotel has been changed to that of Paramount Hotel... management remains the same... Mrs. A. McLochiln, prop

1925 - Sep 2 - For Rent - Furnished or unfurnished cottage. Inquire Paramount Hotel
    For Sale Doors With and without glass. Inquire Paramount Hotel.


1925 - Oct 28 - For Sale - Paramount Hotel Mrs. A. M. McLochlin, Culve, Ind.

1926 - Feb. 10 - Builder of Paramont Hotel, Dies in Logansport -
    Mr Fred Keppler, age 81, died at his home in Logansport last Sunday after an illness of several months duration. Furneral services were held yesterday and burial was made in the Winamac cemetery.

    Mr. Keppler was the builder of the building in the east part of town that now bears the name of Paramount Hotel. The structure went up just forty-five years ago [1888] and he ran a meat market therein for some time the town was then known as Marmont.



1926 - Apr 21 Mrs. A McLochlin has opened the Paramount for the summer. It will be under the management of P. J. Smith, steward of New York Club
    For rent - 4 room cottage rear of Paramont Hotel.


1926 - May 19 - Paramount Hotel Gets Interior Remodeling - During the past two weeks, the Paramount Hotel has recieved some interior remodeling which will make the place much more attractive to visitors of Culver. The rooms have been redecorated and hot and cold running water has been placed in each room. Manager Smith is plannint further improvements during th coming summer months.

1926 - Jun 2 ad - Under new management - P. J. Smith, manager; Mrs. A McLochlin, proprietor


1926 - Jun 9 - Stove Explosion Causes Bad Burns For P. J. Smith
    P. J. SMith was badly burned last Sunday morning at the Paramount Hotel when a combination gasoline and oil stove exploded and threw the oil and flames on him.

    It was only his quick work that saved him from being burned to death.

    As it was, his body above his waiat and his left leg below the kneew was severely burned.

    Mr. Smith is manager for the Paramount Hotel.

    He was in the kitchen early to get things started for the day, when the stove exploded.

    He has been suffering much pain for the last few days, but he is improving as well as could be expected.


1927 - Mar 23 - For Rent - cottage in rear of Paramount Hotel. Mrs. A. M. McLochlin

1927 - May 25 - New Beauty palor opened at the Paramont May 27th - Mrs. Taylor, operator.

1930 - Mar 19 - Manager of the Paramont Hotel Died Sunday
    Mrs. A McLohlin, manager of the Paramount hotel for several years died at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the home of her daughter, 625 Broadway, Mishawaka. She was born in Kewanna in 1875, and is survived by the following children: Angla Bottorff and Francis McLochlin of Olymouth, Mrs. Mary Harfy of Mishawaka and Evonne McLoughlin at home. Five brothers, one sister and seven grandchildren also survive.

    Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at St. Michael's church in Plymouth. Father Everyly conducted the services. Burial was in St. Michael's cemetery.


1930 - May 21 - For Rent - Furnished apartments, Paramount Hotel Culver.

1933 Mar. 15 - Work has been started in tearing down one of the landmarks of the town, the Paramount Hotel, to make room for a $3,000 super service station to be built by Homer Kemple.
    The Paramount Hotel, formerly known as the Chasnell is about 45 years old (built c. 1888), and at one time was one of the popular hotels of the town.


1933, Mar 15 - For sale Old lumber and frame stuff. Homer Kemple, at Paramount Hotel






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