Info

The Shawanga web site was relaunched May of 2021. The previous website had just pictures and minimal detail

Site status:

In-progress and planned

  • Finish hotel history
  • Writing story of two generations growing up in the Catskills
  • Photograph and post the many (over 100) items from the hotel that we still have
  • Move site to a faster host
  • Completed

    May 2021 Launch
  • Partial detailed history - rest is an outline
  • Started stories page, with one placeholer story
  • Picture and info complete for intro gallery
  • 4/4 of picture info complete for Grounds
  • Working Structures album, have a lot to do
  • Home gallery photos are done except B&W aerial
  • Added info on lobby in public rooms
  • Added stories

  • June
  • Rotating pictures on main page
  • Completed ground, structuresfamily album
  • Completed structures album
  • Front office album in progress: Documents and two flyers
  • Added a community album

  • July
  • Completed front office
  • Added estimated floor plan of lobby and lower lobby
  • Added some info to guest/groups
  • completed season guests
  • completed menus
  • completed brochures

  • August
  • Completed guests album
  • Completed activities album up to Masquerade Ball
  • Added a discusion forum
  • complted adding info to all photos except the B&W aerial and Masquerade Ball
  • Fixed floor plan after seeing a photo taken from the water tower shared by a former waiter

  • October
  • Added other hotels: Morningside, Deville, Pines, Raleigh, Laurels, Granit
  • Added more after fire pictures

  • November
  • Added 2021 visit
  • Added a side view of hotel
  • Added a current sat picture with a 60's aerial superimposed

  • 2022 March
  • added some really good comunity photos
  • working on detailed history

  • April 2022
  • Added more history

  • May 2022
  • Added resources page
  • Added 1930's brochure, had overlooked this one since it looks very similar to the 40's one

  • June 2022
  • Added more history
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