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MC History Spotlight: Burr Caswell, first permanent settler.

February 27, 2019

MC History Spotlight: Burr Caswell, first permanent settler. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column features a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Burr Caswell was one of Mason County’s first permanent non-native settlers. Many people who live or visit Mason County…

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MC History Spotlight: Notipekagon, when the PM ran red with blood.

February 21, 2019

MC History Spotlight: Notipekagon, when the PM ran red with blood. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column will feature a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The Pere Marquette River is a designated National Wild and Scenic River that covers 66…

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MC History Spotlight: Good John, Leading Thunder of the Ottawa.

February 13, 2019

MC History Spotlight: Good John, Leading Thunder of the Ottawa. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column will feature a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. On the south side of Custer’s Riverside Cemetery, near the banks of the Pere Marquette River…

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MC History Spotlight: Mason County’s John Deere dealerships

February 7, 2019

MC History Spotlight: Mason County’s John Deere dealerships MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column will feature a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. People who know my family, know that we are pretty loyal to John Deere. My father, Dick Alway,…

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MC History Spotlight: The Schultes of Scottville.

January 30, 2019

MC History Spotlight: The Schultes of Scottville. MC History Spotlight is a weekly history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Living and Memory Care. Each week this column will feature a story from our county’s past. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The history of Scottville would not be complete without writing about the Schulte family, a pioneer family whose legacy…

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