Bay View, Michigan

The Bay View Association of the United Methodist Church, known as Bay View, is an example of two uniquely American community forms: the Methodist camp meeting and the independent Chautauqua. Designed for the first purpose in 1876 as the county's only romantically-planned campground, and adapted for the second from 1885 to 1915, Bay Vieā€¦
The Bay View Association of the United Methodist Church, known as Bay View, is an example of two uniquely American community forms: the Methodist camp meeting and the independent Chautauqua. Designed for the first purpose in 1876 as the county's only romantically-planned campground, and adapted for the second from 1885 to 1915, Bay View constitutes a well-executed ideal Victorian summer community that has remained in continuous operation since its foundation.
  • Nearest city: Petoskey, Michigan
  • Built: 1876
  • Architect: Eastlake, Stick, Queen Anne, Shingle
  • Architectural style: Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
  • Designated NHLD: December 23, 1987
  • Designated MSHS: June 5, 1957
  • NRHP reference No.: 72000613
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