Caseville Ribstock Cancelled in 2020 Due to Pandemic

Caseville Ribstock 2016

The Caseville Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook page on Monday, May 4th announced Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty surrounding large gatherings, they have decided to cancel the 12th Annual Caseville Country Ribstock. The event was originally scheduled for June 26-28.

The Pier Based Coast Guard Harbor Beach Station

Coast Guard Station Sand Beach c1920

The original Coast Guard Station was a pier station built on the Jenk’s company dock in 1910 and incorporated a 50-foot lookout tower. The station seen in this picture was built on a concrete foundation 300 yards offshore in 1935. During World War II, the Harbor Beach Station served as a Coast Guard training facility … Read more

Michigan Day Trip Around the Thumb – Part Two

Michigan Beach Vacation

In Part One of our Michigan Day Trip Around the Thumb we traveled from Port Huron up the eastern shore of Lake Huron to the tip of the Thumb. Our starting point for the second half of our adventure is in Grindstone City. We will begin heading west along Saginaw Bay’s shore of sugar sand beaches and interesting coastal towns and villages. I hope you brought your bathing suit because this side of the Thumb offers some of the best swimming beaches in Michigan.