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.
Elizabeth “Betty” Sodt’s memorial was on Saturday, Jan 10th. Many friends and family gathered to celebrate her life. There are many pictures in our gallery.
Looking for a taste of Germany in Michigan? Ann Arbor’s German Park is your opportunity on the last Saturday in June, July and August.
Risky Brenda brought the PLI in Manchester to her knees on May 31st Great show Terris Ahrens, Juston Brady, Nathan Smith, Kevin Walter, and Ian Chartrand! And there is an added PLI history lesson for our genealogy and history fans.
On May 30, 2014, the small, farming community of Manchester, Michigan gathered for a community fundraiser to share their love and support for Craig Little who suffered a stroke in February.