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From John Parisho
Groomes Bathing Beach, located on East Shore Drive on the northeastern side of Whitmore Lake was for many years a popular swimming and picnic destination. It was developed as a beach resort around 1919 by Samuel W. & Rosaltha Groomes and their sons, and operated by the Groomes family for many years. It closed in 1966, and the property was subdivided and now contains private homes.