Thirty years ago, in July 1987, an entrepreneur named Joe Hardy, the founder of 84 Lumber Company, attended an auction. He was hoping to buy a few acres of woodlands near a lake or stream for his daughter, who liked to fish.
He came home with a deed that day, but it wasn’t for a lakefront property. It was, in fact, for 550 acres that included a 26-room inn, two restaurants, a golf course, a pair of tennis courts and swimming pools, and a private airstrip.
Hardy and his daughter decided to transform that property into a truly spectacular resort destination. In 2002, Hardy transferred ownership of the property, called Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, to that daughter, Maggie Hardy Magerko, who now serves as its president and owner. And today, it’s a 2,000-acre paradise that offers five different lodging options, 15 dining venues and more than 70 activities (yes, that includes fishing!). The resort is regularly honored with industry awards and has become one of the top places in the Mid-Atlantic for memorable getaways and special events.
Throughout this year, the Hardys and Nemacolin’s 1,200 associates will acknowledge the anniversary with special events, décor and activities aimed at delighting guests and keeping them coming back for more.
To launch Nemacolin’s 30th anniversary, we’d like to share a few reasons to visit … one for each year that the resort has been owned by the Hardys. For more details about Nemacolin or to book a stay – perhaps for a 30th birthday or anniversary – visit www.nemacolin.com or call 866.399.6957.
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