Play on a Huron County Beach

Numerous Huron County beaches are at the tip of Michigan’s “Thumb”. With over 90 miles of shoreline, the Upper Thumb has some of the best sugar sand beaches in the state. From Port Austin west to Caseville families can find numerous parks, waterfront summer rentals, and campgrounds. You can even camp right on the beach … Read more Play on a Huron County Beach

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Lake Huron Beach Access in 1937

We almost take it for granted that beach access near the lake in Huron county that your a short walk or drive away from being able to put your toes into the water. That was not always the case. I remember stories from my grandparents and others that the beachfront was some of the last … Read more Lake Huron Beach Access in 1937

Prices Spike Affect Cost of Living 1917

Harbor Beach Times Masthead

The big issue 100 years ago was the cost of living in 1917 and the availability of food and coal due to the First World War. It was a theme that was clearly evident as stories were appearing weekly. Sugar beets were being sold by local farmers to processing companies for $8 a ton. Prices … Read more Prices Spike Affect Cost of Living 1917