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 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