The Corner Drug & Jewelry Store Harbor Beach, Michigan

Tractor in Front of Harbor Beach Corner Drug and Jewelry Store

This interesting shot from Harbor Beach Michigan is estimated to be from about 1910. The picture was taken in front of the Corner Drug and Jewelry Store. It turns out that this store has been featured in many photographs and postcards over the years.

Collection of Ora Labora Letters Discovered in Ohio

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Archives of Michigan is now in possession of a collection of Ora Labora letters written in English and Old German by Emil and Bertha Baur and other family members. They were found in Cincinnati in 1974 and sent to the Historical Society of Michigan in 2018. They are in process of being prepared for availability online

The Wreck of the Iron Chief

The picture post on our sister site about the huge dock in Forrestville gives rise to the question. Why did they name the boathouse the Iron Chief? A little exploring showed that there indeed was a ship with this unusual name but she was not made out of iron. Today, she lays in over a hundred feet of water off the shore of the Grindstone City in the Thumb Area Bottomland Preserve