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Muskegon, Michigan: Buster Keaton and the Muskegon Actors' Colony

  • 1875 Waterworks Muskegon, Michigan 49441 USA (map)

As a teen, silent film comedian Buster Keaton spent the summers of his youth enjoying life along the shorelines of Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake in and Actors' Colony established by his father, Joe, and his vaudevillian friends. The walk is a stroll past the cottages of the colony, including the site of the Keaton cottage Jingle's Jungle as well as the baseball diamond where Buster learned the game.

Date & Time: Saturday May 7, 2016; 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Walk Start Location: 1875 Waterworks, The old parking lot of Bluffton School., Muskegon, Michigan 49441 USA

Walk End Location: 1875 Waterworks, Muskegon, Michigan 49441 USA

Host: Ron Pesch, Buster Keaton and the Muskegon Connection | Contact:  (231) 759-7253

Theme: Walking

Accessibility: Seniors, Children


LOVED the tour. Thank you!
— Leora Schillaci
Thanks, Ron. I could do that tour 100 times.
— Jen Jilek
It was a great afternoon filled with informative stories of this unique area.
— Susan G. Vanderlaan-Walters