New owners of the Hotel Pattee in downtown Perry were introduced Wednesday evening, Jan. 17, at a reception at the hotel. They are Tom and Vickie Maxwell, entrepreneurs from the Edwardsville, Illinois, area.  The 89-mile Raccoon River Valley Travel passes nearly in front of the hotel, and most trail users regard the hotel as one of the most important amenities on the trail. More details are in a news story below here.

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New owners of Hotel Pattee in Perry are introduced
Perry, Iowa, 18 January, 2018

Tom and Vickie Maxwell, of the Edwardsville area in southern Illinois, will succeed Jay and Denise Hartz, who've done a terrific job re-establishing the hotel's reputation for quality, service and fun during their 4-plus years of ownership. The Hartzes have also made the Pattee one of the most popular amenities on our Raccoon River Valley Trail. Health concerns are taking the Hartzes to warmer weather, and the Maxwells say they are excited to be taking over "a jewel" of a property. ...

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