The Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse is also known as the “Castle of the Straits”. It marks the junction of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. From 1892 until 1957, the lighthouse helped ships navigate the perilous waters of the Straits of Mackinac.
Colonial Michilimackinac is the last exit before Mackinaw Bridge and is packed with history and photo opportunities. It was the first stop on our 2017 Michigan Tour of Places we’ve always said we wanted to checkout or did and can’t remember. I think you could safely call it the 2017 Michigan Middle Age Tour
Hundreds of classic and exotic cars lines the streets of downtown Ann Arbor for the annual Rolling Sculpture Car Show.
The Hemmings Motor News Great Race zoomed in for a pit stop at Ypsilanti’s Depot Town to the delight of vintage car buffs.
In late April, a car load of Yankees made a road trip to Nashville. We returned to Michigan with new cowboy boots, a slight hangover and an eagerness to return.
For great food in a beautiful and historic former stage coach stop, take a drive to the White Horse Inn the oldest restaurant in Michigan.
Christmas on the Farm is a fun and intriguing snapshot of the holiday season on an 1880’s Michigan farm at the Waterloo Area Farm Museum.
The Michigan Military Heritage Museum in Grass Lake, Michigan is telling our veterans’ stories. They’ve got a megaphone and their stories are powerful, so listen up!
Michigan’s Dexter Cider Mill is the quintessential fall experience! Cider, ginger snaps and a tranquil spot on the beautiful Huron River to enjoy fall color. Afterward, we added a dash more color with a hike in Stinchfield Woods.
Legs Inn is a Historic site and for nearly 90 years has served delicious authentic Polish cuisine. It has been described as one of Michigan’s “most unusual architectural marvels” and is quietly perched on Lake Michigan’s upper coast in Cross Village.
During our own Genealogy Roadshow, we found a collection of museums dedicated to area history: Grass Lake Area Historical Connections (GLAHC).
On May 14th Chuck and I attended, a Patriots Grave Marking Service to honor Revolutionary War veterans Josiah Cutler and Benjamin Woodruff.
Ruth Lewick taught school in Craft School, a One Room School House in Sharon Township, Washtenaw County, Michigan from 1912-14. The story begins here.
Salt Springs Brewery serves great beer and if you are looking, a history lesson too. Beer and history are two of my favorite things so I’m surprised it took me so long to visit.
Date night at the Detroit Public Library was everything Chuck promised- an afternoon packed with Michigan history, architecture, art, books, and adventure.
The Detroit Historical Museum is on Woodward and is quietly waiting for you to discover it. It is a bucket list item you need to move to the top of the list.