I received E-Mail that said:

Castle Farms in Chalevoix, Michigan is now used for outdoor concerts in the summer.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

Last rock concert was in 1996. Complaints of congestion and noise. Built in 1918 by Loeb family as a model working farm with stock, gardens, fields, 90 employees, in disrepair,but some buildings intact. Run in the '60's by John Van Haver as an attraction of old world atmosphere, selling gifts and refreshments.

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

Regarding your information on Castle Farms, it is correct, but only covers part of the property. The barns and fields are the only portion of the Loeb estate that is/was a part of the concert venue. The Loeb family (infamous due to the Leopold/Loeb murder in Chicago, 1920s) still owns much of the water front property and two homes on the property. The original chateau is still occupied and finely maintained. It is the barns/stage area that is in various stages of disrepair. The entire estate was modeled after a French country farm that Loeb saw during his travels abroad in the very early part of this century. The house, like the barns is completely constructed of fieldstone with gabled roofs. The entire estate was built as a summer home for the Loeb family (their permanent residence was in the Chicago area)

Later, I received E-Mail that said:

You have a page on your site about Castle Farms in Chalevoix Michigan. It was recently purchased and I am building a website for it right now. You can get a more detailed history on the place at

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