Past is present at historic Whirl-I-Gig ; Restoration preserves Gig’s colorful history

FAMILY BUSINESS–Ron at left, Mike, center, and Fran Whitman have been invested in the Whirl-I-Gig since their childhood, working with and alongside their dad, Frank Whitman.

by Nancy Besonen

History repeats itself every day Ron Whitman opens up the Whirl-I-Gig in Zeba. The banquet hall and bowling alley have been opening for business since 1933 and 1946, respectively. Preferring restoration over renovation, Whitman has preserved a piece of both his family’s and the community’s past that plays well with the present. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.