Ernest Hemingway, later inspired by time at Walloon Lake, is born
July 22, 2021 @ 12:00 am
Famed author, Ernest Hemingway was born on this day in 1899. Though he is technically not a native of Michigan, he spent his first twenty two summers at his family’s home on Walloon Lake. It is widely believed that the time the writer spent in northern Michigan had a seismic effect on his future work.