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