Ellison Bay

When Carole Engles of Gills Rock was a little girl she would look longingly across the bay and see the dock that stands down below the Shoreline Restaurant exactly where Charlie Voight’s moms and dads had a little developing from which they bought smoked fish and Ice cream.

Nowadays, Charlie’s Smokehouse nevertheless offers smoked fish and ice product, but it is positioned at the major of the hill previously mentioned the passenger ferry dock. That ferry, The Island Clipper, is captained by none other than Charlie Voight, and can take passengers to Washington Island many occasions a day all through the summer months months.

20-two many years ago, when the tiny developing on the edge of the dock up coming to the passenger ferry became obtainable, Carole understood she wanted to open up a reward store there. Considering the fact that her brother Richard was then a tour guide in Scandinavia, he presented to send her products unique to Norway, Denmark and Sweden — that’s why the store was named Simply Scandinavian.