MC History Spotlight

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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MC History Spotlight: The Wallace family’s theaters.

January 23, 2019

MC History Spotlight: The Wallace family’s theaters. 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. There was a time when Mason County was home to several movie theaters. Today’s story, though, is about the…

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MC Memories: The naming of Free Soil.

January 16, 2019

MC Memories: The naming of Free Soil. MC Memories 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. #MCMemories #MasonCountyHistory. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. Many of Mason County’s place names have relevance to the time the county was settled in the mid-1800s.…

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