A Cloud over the Land- History Talk

A Cloud over the Land- History Talk

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...
Ivan Swift and the Mackinackers- History Talk

Ivan Swift and the Mackinackers- History Talk

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...
Women’s Suffrage in Northern Michigan – History Talk

Women’s Suffrage in Northern Michigan – History Talk

Little Traverse Historical Society, Executive Director Jane Garver will share stories of the people and events surrounding woman’s suffrage in Petoskey and the northern Michigan region during this in-person Harbor History Talk. The talk highlights artifacts such...
Fairies and Forts

Fairies and Forts

Join us for a fun family tradition that officially welcomes summer at Michigan Legacy Art Park. Art projects at Discovery Grove, stories and songs at the amphitheater. Followed by a parade to the Stockade Labyrinth. To add to the fun, dress in theme for Faires and...
Benzonia Academy Lecture Series: “The Manistee & Northeastern Railroad In  Benzie County”

Benzonia Academy Lecture Series: “The Manistee & Northeastern Railroad In Benzie County”

A look at the Manistee & Northeastern’s impact on Benzie County from 1889 until it was consolidated with the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad in 1955. The railroad was crucial to the development of Nessen City, Lake Ann, and Honor. Trains, depots, logging, and...