An authentic Michigan food, the original Cornish beef pasty was brought to the Michigan Upper Peninsula by the English copper miners of the 1840s from… Read More »The Beef Pasty – There is Only 1 True and Genuine Recipe In Michigan
Articles and feature stories about Michigan
An unusual site along M-25 in Unionville Michigan makes an author stop and investigate a silver horse in a 1950 GMC 350 Dump Truck.
The Spring Log Run In spring, the winter logging operations ended and the log run to the sawmill began. In this picture two men, referred… Read More »The Lumbering Era in Caseville Michigan
From the 1830s until the 1910s, Grindstone City produced the premier grinding wheels in the United States. In 1888, the Cleveland Stone Co. Purchased the… Read More »Stone Workers at Grindstone City Michigan 1920s
Below is a list of select films made in Michigan in 2011. The Michigan Film Board reported on 46 productions taking place in Michigan in… Read More »Notable Films Shot in Michigan during 2011
Michigan Forest Fires in the 1800’s Impact Today The great Michigan forest fires of 1881 swept over four counties in three days, destroyed nearly two… Read More »Michigan Forest Fires in the 1800s Devastate the Thumb
Michigan’s Upper Thumb Festivals
Huron Community Fair – This end of summer offers good old-fashioned 4-H agricultural exhibits, a midway full of rides and attractions, and an arena of events that include rodeos, tractors, and team pulling, demolition derbies, and live entertainment.