1909 Bad Axe Postcard Looking Down Sand Road

We take a postcard street view of Bad Axe from the early 1900s and compare it to today.

Its an interesting peek on how much changes over 100 years. But some elements remain.

The Huron County Poor Farm

The story that follows was gleaned from a biogragical portrait of Bad Axe and the Huron County Poor Farm published about 1900. While edited for content, it contains the language common of that point in time. Bad Axe, Michigan, the Thumb’s Best Town The subject of “Poor Houses” is a tough but fascinating bit of … Read more

Albert E Sleeper – Governor for 20th Century Michigan

Albert E. Sleeper

The following is an extracted application from the National Register for Historic Places Inventory – Nomination Form for the Albert E. Sleeper House. Issued in February 1972. Unless you’re specifically looking for information in the archives much of its content is never found by searching the Web. Other than correcting for some minor errors from … Read more