In preparation, since they'll need a place to hang their hats, David has been building a house. It is his design, from the CAD drawings up, and he and Mike have done an amazing job, with help from Brian and various tradespeople.
This week, one of the finishing touches included this piece of railing at the top of the stairs. It is from the iconic Bigwin Inn Rotunda, dating back to the 1920's, and one of the hottest resorts of its era. People like Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, Carey Grant, the Rockefellers, Diefenbaker, and many many more leaned over this railing to look down into the lobby of the huge building.
What a great addition to a new house, bringing with it so much history from the Lake of Bays. There are still sections of this railing available, through Nancy, to benefit the Lake of Bays Heritage Advisory Committee.