The state spotlight turned to Bad Axe Michigan for a short period of time. Over 200 protesters turned up in front of the Huron County Michigan county building to express an awareness of the Black Lives Matter protests that are happening concurrently throughout the United States and throughout the globe.
The Michigan DNR has determined official opening dates for state park and state forest campgrounds, state harbors and other DNR-managed outdoor spaces.
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.
Uncertainty about potential restrictions in travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted one cruise line, operating in the Great Lakes, to cancel its remaining cruises in 2020. Victory Cruise Lines, announced it will cancel all planned itineraries for the remainder of the 2020 season
With the COVID-19 outbreak forcing a lot of countries to implement quarantine measures, many professionals have been instructed to “work from home.” This can mean a lot of things for many industries – from bringing their office equipment home, to using their own gear should they have them, or to do individual assignments.
The opening of the summer season at the tip of the Thumb is usually Memorial Day weekend. However visitors to this near-north Michigan town look to be down. It could change the landscape of Michigan’s tourism industry this summer.
Side-wheeler steamers were used across the Great Lakes well into the late 1800s. The East Saginaw and Bay City line ran on Michigan’s Saginaw River.
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