A single image of a store in historic Caseville begins a search the background of this mystery.
He inspired the famous Cheeseburger in Caseville festival that has been an August tradition in the Upper Thumb for over 25 years. Jimmy Buffett Dead at 76
Caseville is close enough to Southeast Michigan to make a great day trip to it’s Cheeseburger in Caseville Festival. Here are some hints to make your day fun and stress free.
The times of greatest shipbuilding in the Great Lakes region was during the lumbering era. From 1839 until the early 1890s, the virgin old-growth Michigan forests were cut down to produce lumber for growing towns and cities in the lower Great Lakes. Michigan was the nation’s leading lumber producer from 1869 until about 1900. The only way to transport finished milled lumber from the shore side mills in the Great Lakes was by ship.
In November 1924, the idyllic town of Caseville, Michigan, faced a harrowing challenge as a massive forest fire, sparked by careless hunters, threatened to engulf the entire community. Fueled by high winds, the fire spread across Huron County, menacing surrounding villages and valuable Thumb property. As the inferno drew closer to the town, hundreds of courageous men from nearby areas rallied together to answer Caseville’s desperate call for help.
Watch a time lapse account of over 40 years of change of Huron County. Watch change across Huron County’ s landscape beginning as early as 1984.