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  Welcome to Paulson House,      established in 1884 by Swedish settlers Charles and lena Paulson.  Built by Mr Paulson and friends from hand hewn white cedar logs with snug dovetailed corners, the house remains on the original site at Au Train Lake.   The log house stands two stories with three rooms upstairs and five rooms on the first floor, including an attached kitchen 1800, and is about 1800 square feet.   The upstairs was used as a school room in the late 1880s and currently reflects that period.  Designated a Michigan Historic site in 1972, the Paulson House is open in the afternoon from 2:00 to 5:00 Sunday thru Friday during the Summer. 


The Museum Cottage is fully outfitted

The B&B and Cottage are  located between Paulson Lake and Au Train Lake on the grounds of the venerable Paulson House, Michigan Historic Site 176, in the heart of Hiawatha National Forest. 


B&B Guests enjoy a country gourmet breakfast

served by their schedule every morning.

Choose The B&B or Cottage

for your overnight or weekly stays. 

Stay the night or week at a traditional B&B or in cottage lodging.  Open May thru September. Centrally located in Hiawatha National Forest in the North Central Upper Peninsula of Michigan, two and one/half miles inland from majestic  Lake Superior at N6925Forest Lake Road (H03 on the map). Easy to find and close to Pictured Rocks, biking, Grand Island, hiking, swimming, waterfalls, golf, AuTrain River canoe trip rentals, Kewadin Casino, Brownstone Inn, Song Bird Trail, Alger Underwater Preserve.

  Sit back in Light filled rooms with woodsy and water views at the Museum Cottage or the AuTrain Lake B&B. Oriental carpets on maple floors, art work, antiques, charming tile, interesting reading materials, old stained glass, quilts, and seriously comfortable furnishings characterize the rooms at this special place. 

      Relax in Comfort.
Sleep in Luxury.
Eat Well.

N6925 Forest Lake Road      AuTrain MI 49806      forestlakeroad@gmail.com    510 919-0688