History

VIDEO: Historical Society receives donation of large Carrom collection

November 17, 2023

VIDEO: Historical Society receives donation of large Carrom collection By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief LUDINGTON — The Mason County Historical Society received a major donation today of a collection of over 50 Carrom boards. The donation was made by Tom Hearn of North Carolina. Hearn started collecting Carrom boards in 2000. Through the years, he said he believes he has collected…

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FYI: How roads and streets are numbered in Mason County

October 17, 2023

FYI: How roads and streets are numbered in Mason County FYI is a series that discusses how things work in our lives here in Mason County. Click here to see past articles.  By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief Do you know how to find a street address in Mason County without GPS? Every county, city, and village has a different street numbering…

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Historical Society to host Ludington Sesquicentennial Ball

September 27, 2023

Historical Society to host Ludington Sesquicentennial Ball LUDINGTON — The Mason County Historical Society will host the Ludington Sesquicentennial Ball on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the historic Stearns Hotel beginning at 6 p.m.  The event is a unique celebration of Ludington’s rich history, but it also offers an unexpected twist as a short play, a “dramedy” titled “Ludington or Stearns?…

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The trial of the century

September 23, 2023

The trial of the century Story and photos by Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — Visitors to Historic White Pine Village were treated to a special event today, the “Trial of the Century.” In celebration of Ludington’s sesquicentennial, the mock trial re-created a case that originated in Mason County in 1900 and made its way to the Michigan Supreme…

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Nagle’s biography on Eber Ward receives award from state historical society

September 22, 2023

Nagle’s biography on Eber Ward receives award from state historical society WSCC News is a presentation of West Shore Community College in partnership with Mason County Press.  GRAYLING — Local author Michael Nagle will be recognized this weekend by the Historical Society of Michigan (HSM) during its 149th annual meeting and Michigan History Conference in the Roscommon-Grayling area.  Nagle’s recent…

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