We examine stories and events that shaped the history of the Upper Thumb and Michigan. While we focus on the Thumb region, other Great Lakes historical events are covered. Major events include the lumbering era and the 1871 and 1881 great fires. We cover major pioneers and personalities that shaped the region. To hear many of our best stories, visit and subscribe to our Podcast, “The End of the Road in Michigan.”
Several famous people from Michigan have lived and summered in Huron County. From the frontier and lumbering days through the New Deal. We found an amazing set of individual stories that are worth exploring.