Ellison Bay in the 19th century industries were lumber and fishing. Fruit growing was the prime commerce in the 20th century. Now tourism keeps the area going.
The area was known for the great trout fishing and later the surrounding timbers were part of the logging industry.
This house was built in 1871 by Levi Thorp. He used gold from the California Gold Rush to finance the construction and furnishings. It is in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. Today it houses an art gallery, cafe and gift shop.
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