Local historian Wally Ewing says Jim is quite right about the infamous Chicago mobster of the Prohibition era having homes in Michigan.
“Al Capone seemed to own hideaways in all of the towns that dot the Lake Michigan coast — except Grand Haven,” Ewing said.
A search of the Internet finds some dubious claims of Capone having a home in Grand Haven, including a strange, brief mention on a roofing company’s website.
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