Timeline of Blue Bank Resort

Guided Trip from the Late 1800's

Guided Trip from the Late 1800's

Samburg Motel Early 1900's

Samburg Motel Early 1900's

Picture of the Motel from the 1930's

Picture of the Motel from the 1930's

Renovation During the 1940's

Renovation During the 1940's

Original Blue Bank

Original Blue Bank

Present Day

Present Day

Original Blue Bank

My father Marvin built the motel and dinning room in 1958, and this is when the name Blue Bank was born. The name comes from the blue clay on the shores of Reelfoot Lake. Here is a picture of the original restaurant & motel.