An Early Map of Michigan Shorty After Statehood The 1841 Michigan Map by H. S. Tanner is a unique print. Printed a few years after… Read More »When Michigan Was Still A Wilderness – 1841 Michigan Map
We found these 26 amazing things to do in Mid-Michigan. We explored Bay City, Saginaw, Frankenmuth, and Midland to find these fun things to do.
Captain Aaron Peer founded Grindstone City as a company with quarry operations in 1834.
Peer, is one of the earliest settlers of Huron County and holds title to many of the “firsts” in the Upper Thumb.
Turnip Rock has been deemed one of the Amazing Rock Formations in America by CNN. But can you climb Turnip Rock for that amazing photo? We take a look.
The major roads and highways that we take for granted were once Michigan Indian Trails. The routes were perfect. Chances are you traveled on one of those ancient trails today.
A large Midwest map of the Pere Marquette Railway for Michigan’s Summer Resorts 1913
If you find yourself in the Motor City for a few hours and want to catch the highlights without blowing a lot of time or money, then this little tour of Detroit will have you feeling like a Motown native in a few hours.
The Huron Milling Co. has dredged a channel from deep water in the harbor the US Coast Guard maintained the station just south of the dock.
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… Read More »Daredevil Act Zingarella at the Bad Axe (Huron Community) Fair in Michigan 1912
President Nixion visits Bad Axe Michigan to campaign for a special election during April 1974, just days before the Watergate scandal hits his administration.