Balmoral site has a rich history
Mention the name Balmoral and what comes to mind most often is the golf course on the south side of Otter Tail Lake.
But for many long-time residents of Otter Tail County, recollections on the old dance hall, no longer at the site, come to mind.
Those who stop at the historic marker near the golf course, along Highway 78, will take note of an historic flour mill, long gone, but established in 1870.
Almost 10 years have gone by since Bette Prescher, who with her late husband, Ed, owned the Balmoral Pavilion at Otter Tail Lake, died and left a legacy.
In its heyday the Balmoral Pavilion was one of the most famous dance halls in west central Minnesota.
That’s why, when people drive by the site of the former pavilion just east of the Balmoral Golf Course, they have warm memories. read entire story. . . .