MC History Spotlight

History: Quarantined in Riverton

March 28, 2020

History: Quarantined in Riverton Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The recent events of the mass stay at home orders and self quarantines are not unique to history. Much as been written lately of the events of the flu pandemic of…

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Mason County’s longest unsolved murder.

March 12, 2020

Mason County’s longest unsolved murder. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Mason County’s oldest unsolved murder centers around the namesake of Ludington Area School District’s Foster Elementary School. Luther H. Foster was born in East Machias, Maine on May 31, 1827,…

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Lorraine Keson to celebrate 100 years later this month.

March 8, 2020

Lorraine Keson to celebrate 100 years later this month. By Kate Krieger-Watkins, Staff Writer Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. This regular column features a story from our county’s past. Today, we feature the story of Lorraine Keson, a resident of Ludington Woods, who turns…

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History: Eden Twp’s Griswolds and their legacy on local education.

February 10, 2020

History: Eden Twp’s Griswolds and their legacy on local education. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Prologue: This is a continuation of MCP’s series on the histories of Mason County’s public schools. There are many people and families to write about…

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Resseguie School served Custer Township for over 100 years.

January 16, 2020

Resseguie School served Custer Township for over 100 years. History: The consolidation of Mason County’s school districts. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Editor’s Note: MC History Spotlight is a regular history column brought to you by Ludington Woods Assisted Living and Memory Care. Prologue: This is a continuation of MCP’s series on the histories of Mason County’s public schools. Custer Township…

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