"Bean King" Offered Fine Dining at Lone Star Inn

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Issue Date
2017-09-09
Authors
Ballard, Matthew R.
Publisher
County of Orleans
Keywords
Village Of Albion , Town Of Albion , Businesses , Crime
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The Lone Star Inn, "a quaint homestead with glass enclosed verandas, set on a knoll a few hundred yards off the Million Dollar Highway," was a fine dining establishment opened by Lewis Sands in 1923. The following year, his ventures in the bean market collapsed resulting in his amassing nearly $1,000,000 in debt.
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