There were some weird items around the Sesame Inn, and in the wooded lots
surrounding it. I found this festive party favor made of glittery stars, a knocked over
phone sign (with no phone in sight), a partially covered hole that seemed to be the mouth
of some bottomless pit, and a wooden fenced in area that was probably once a place for
decrepit, forgotten old Chinese restaurant... darkened... silent... cold... are you ready
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Gene sent in these
comments about the Sesame Inn:
"I love your web-site. As I live
in Howell many of your subjects are very familiar.
The Sesame Inn was originally called "Happy Family" I used to go there alot.
That was between 1975 to around 1985. After that I think it changed its name. The original
owner opened a new restaurant in Lakewood called Hey-Birds. I don't know if its there
anymore. It was near County Line Road."
Thanks for the info,
Gene, I had no idea that place had been there so long. And it looks like maybe I got pics
of it just in time... the last time I passed by it, someone was driving a bulldozer into
it's parking lot -Shady
UPDATE- Feb 02: Yes,
the old Sesame Inn has been torn down completely. Last time we drove by, we saw that it
had been totally bulldozed... even the parking lot! Our reader Gene also dropped me an
email about the place being gone. All that remains is the rusty old sign out front...
Do you have any background information or stories to tell about this abandoned
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