Visiting the Keweenaw ahead of our 2021-22 Great Michigan Read

This blog was written by Julia Irion Martins, our University of Michigan Summer intern.    On my second morning in the Keweenaw, I walked from the Thomas Hoatson mansion in Laurium to the buildings of the former Calumet & Hecla mining company, now the...

Saugatuck-Douglas, Home to LGBTQ Communities for more than 100 Years

In the Fall of 2020, the Saugatuck-Douglas History Center was awarded a Humanities grant to carry-out the project called: “Century of Progress: A Timeline of Saugatuck-Douglas LGBTQ History.” This project seeks to tell the story of the Saugatuck-Douglas...
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