MC History Spotlight

History: Hamlin, the town built and destroyed by a dam.

June 14, 2019

History: Hamlin, the town built and destroyed by a dam. 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. #MasonCountyHistory Very little remains of the town of Hamlin, which was built on the banks of the…

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History: Finding James Law, Civil War veteran, Sheridan Twp. farmer.

June 5, 2019

History: Finding James Law, Civil War veteran, Sheridan Twp. farmer. 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. #MasonCountyHistory I have a confession. I really enjoy walking around cemeteries. I find myself stopping at random…

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History: Scottville’s Emma Bishop broke barriers for female teachers.

May 29, 2019

History: Scottville’s Emma Bishop broke barriers for female teachers. 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. #MasonCountyHistory Emma Bishop Loomis was a true pioneer woman. She moved from New York state to the wilderness…

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History Spotlight: John Quinn, war vet, father, husband, civic leader.

May 10, 2019

MC History Spotlight: John Quinn, war vet, father, husband, civic leader. Editor’s Note: 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. Today, we feature one of our World War II heroes, John J. Quinn. John is a resident of…

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History: The first Ludington carferries.

May 2, 2019

History: The first Ludington carferries. 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. Editor’s Note: In MC History Spotlight’s previous post, we talked about how the railroad came to Mason County. The railroad and the…

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