Ivan Swift and the Mackinackers- History Talk

Harbor Springs Area Historical Society 349 E. Main St, Harbor Springs, MI, United States

A resident of Harbor Springs much of his life, H. Ivan Swift (1873-1946) was an artist, poet, philosopher, and naturalist. Widely regarded as the “Poet of the North,” Swift’s writings included The Mackinackers. First performed as a poetical/musical in 1909, this creative work was reimagined in 1926 as a series of historical biographies for Michigan […]

A Cloud over the Land- History Talk

Harbor Springs Area Historical Society 349 E. Main St, Harbor Springs, MI, United States

As the tribal historian of the Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Deborah Richmond brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to preserving the rich cultural heritage of her community. Together with historian and author Rick Wiles, the Burt Lake Band recently published a book, "A Cloud over the Land," about a historic […]