A fascinating chapter of Lake Minnetonka history
Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka is a beautiful 240-page coffee-table book by award-winning author and photographer Karen Melvin and by writer Melinda Nelson. If you’ve ever sailed, boated, or paddled past a vintage boathouse on Lake Minnetonka and wished its rustic wooden walls could talk, you’ll love this beautifully illustrated and meticulously researched volume about Minnesota’s famed lake.
Never before has a book so carefully documented the interior views and history of Lake Minnetonka’s boathouses, and with over 400 stunning pictures, you will feel like you are ”up north at the lake”. Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka gives the reader an insider s view into the most enchanting boathouses of Lake Minnetonka, including today’s appearance and vintage photos of nearly three-dozen boathouses. Experience the fascinating stories of the history of the original families and of the current owners, who consider themselves caretakers of these alluring lakeside retreats.