Germania Hotel


Germania Hotel

The Germania Hotel at Washington and Ashley later became the Earle restaurant.

Michael Staebler, born in Germany and raised on a farm west of town, built the Germania Hotel on West Washington Street in 1886. He and his sons ran several businesses in the hotel—coal, oil, hardware, bicycles, and automobiles—as well as groceries across the street.


Article Keywords: Ann Arbor Businesses, Germania Hotel, The Earle (Restaurant)
People: Michael Staebler
Places: 119-123 W Washington St
Date: 1886

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