Don Camp stood on the deck of the Hess cottage – located at the end of Holcomb Hills Road a little south of Grand Haven – and watched as the waves pounded the shoreline 15 feet below. 

“We used to have beach out to that third set of breakers,” said Camp, who has served as caretaker for the cottage for several decades. “The beach went all the way out there.”

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