The Meeme Project Restoration:
New Ways to Explore
The Meeme House Inn will sustain its upkeep and needs with rental income and enhanced programing. Curriculum plans are developed for youth and family overnight experiences as well as opportunities for formal rentals in the historic tavern and ballroom.
The restoration of the Meeme House Inn will follow 2 phases. The first phase will focus on the exterior. The Inn had 2 additional wings, which were not relocated with the structure. These sections will be added with new construction. One will house a restroom area, while the other will feature a 1900s kitchen and modern day kitchen. Windows will also be installed and siding placed around the structure to ensure its weather-proofing.
The second phase of the Inn’s restoration will focus on interior needs. This will include the tavern, dinning rooms, post office, and boarding rooms. Interior plans for the Meeme House Inn also include restrooms, archival storage space and an emergency storm shelter.
Gifts to the Meeme House Inn project will be acknowledged according to the following guidelines:
· All donors will be invited to the official grand opening celebration upon completion of the restoration.
· $5,000 or more will be recognized inside the Meeme House Inn on a plaque as part of a display of artifacts found inside the structure during the restoration process.
· Donors also have the opportunity to sponsor a room in the Meeme House Inn. As a room sponsor, you will work with Manitowoc County Historical Society staff to submit a period appropriate image to be displayed on the room’s wall. Please see below to download our Meeme House Inn Project Brochure.