Officially summer starts with the summer solstice on June 21st. Caseville Ribstock allows the folks and visitors in Caseville to welcome the start of the summer with a huge rib cook-off starting on June 28th. Ribstock – The Unofficial Start...
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Huron County is located at the tip of the “thumb” area of Michigan. It is surrounded on three sides by water – Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron. The county has a land area of 824 square miles bordered by an irregular shore, 93 miles long.
Huron County ranks as one of the top agricultural counties in Michigan. Major crops grown in the county are corn, navy beans, sugar beets, wheat, alfalfa, oats and barley. Major agricultural enterprises include dairy, livestock, and poultry production.
Because of the natural beauty and ideal topography and sandy beaches, it’s an ideal setting for the tourism industry.
The shoreline offers numerous opportunities for vacationers. With two state parks – Sleeper State Park and Port Crescent State Park. Two roadside parks – Jenks Park and Brown Park. Also, the County maintains nine county parks along the shoreline.
The Thumb’s own Kilmanagh General Store is iconic. However time has taken its toll on the 1870 structure that sports one of the last 1800’s storefront facades. The Building and Zoning Department has deemed the porch unsafe and ordered it repaired or removed. You can help save it. Find out how.