The city of Grand Haven has established a nonendowed Asset Protection Fund at the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation to accept donations from people who want to support support security measures at remote city assets and artifacts that are threatened by vandalism, especially lighthouses.
This week's #TBT gallery features a collection of photos recently found that feature scenes from around the Tri-Cities in the 1940s and '50s; a few are from the 1960s, and one is labeled as 1975.
‘Don’t let the sun go down without saying thank you to someone, and without admitting to yourself that absolutely no one gets this far alone.” – Stephen King
FERRYBURG — A state historical marker has been approved to honor the late Hezekiah G. Smith, namesake for Smith’s Bayou and Smith’s Bridge in Ferrysburg.
Dave Sullivan has gone from working quietly alone at his Ann Arbor home to spending every minute of every day alongside his wife and three young kids with remote-learning schedules.
The term “pirate” has conjured up negative connotations over the years. Most who think of pirates think of Captain Hook dueling with Peter Pan, or Blackbeard sailing the high seas ready to steal treasures. Some may even think of Captain Jack Sparrow causing a ruckus. Many think that the tale…
Seven gallons of primer and five gallons of green, orange and purple paint were enough to create the backdrop for one of the latest additions to the Village of Spring Lake’s Art in the Park.
BISBEE, Ariz. — Mike Anderson waded through knee-high weeds as his index finger traced a path along a crinkled map of Evergreen Cemetery.
This week's #TBT brings us back to July of 1987. We're treated to photos from a Coast Guard Change of Command ceremony; Fourth of July celebrations; looks at the high Lake Michigan water levels; and several freighters visiting port.
The Tri-Cities Historical Museum will open its doors to the public on July 7. In the meantime, members of the museum staff have been hard at work making changes to the museum exhibits to make social distancing easier in the era of COVID-19.
The catastrophic flooding that swept across Central Michigan last week has had myriad effects on the Midland and surrounding communities. The area’s historical structures were not immune, with a pair of museums flooding, causing irreparable damage to a portion of the artifacts housed there.
This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to May of 1985. We're treated to photos of Memorial Day festivities, prom and graduation ceremonies at Grand Haven and Spring Lake high schools, a local Special Olympics track and field meet, and much more.
LUDINGTON — The Michigan Shipwreck Research Association (MSRA) recently announced new shipwreck remains have been revealed on the beach north of Ludington, near the entrance to Ludington State Park.
Many homes in the Tri-Cities have unique and interesting stories as part of their history. The home at 1010 Sheldon Road in Grand Haven is definitely one of them.