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We ran across this unique picture postcard of Zingarella on Facebook. Due credit to Barry Holdship, who collects old photographs of the Upper Thumb. Is the Daredevil Zingarella in Coney Island New York or Bad Axe? The daredevil Zingarella postcard is inscribed with Bad Axe Fair …
This shot was found in a stack of digital shots from our research. It appears to be a pony parade taken in Bad Axe, Michigan, in the 1930s.
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park comprises 60,000 acres of massive trees, rolling mountains, fabled shores, and everlasting memories. the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has tucked 23 rustic backcountry cabins or yurts into this stunning landscape, which are nestled into some truly beautiful spaces.
The USS Michigan was the United States Navy's first iron-hulled warship. Commissioned in August 1844, USS Michigan was considered a technical experiment using new techniques and materials as a working experiment for the U.S. Navy.
f Cass City Road in Cass City has stayed somewhat unchanged for the past 90 years. Some of the buildings remain, many have been remodeled. However, the ornate trim and front facades and balconies are long gone.
Back in 2012, we noted with great interest an advisory posted by the National Weather Service. It noted the start of Michigan’s Warmest Weather in over a century. The 2012 growing season has started in Southeast Michigan, about 5 weeks ahead of schedule. Therefore, the National …