Election Day

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Scenes from Stevens T. Mason’s reburial

A small crowd gathered in Capitol Park yesterday to honor Stevens T. Mason, Michigan’s first and America’s youngest governor, on his 199th birthday.

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The ghost of Daniel Scotten

Daniel Scotten would not rest, even in death, when his factory wasn’t churning out Hiawatha cigars.

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Happy Birthday, Gabriel Richard

“It was said that Father Richard was so studious and patient in his search after knowledge that he actually counted the eggs in a whitefish. How many millions, history fails to tell.”

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Michigan Governors: Hazen S. Pingree

Hazen S. Pingree was madly loved as Mayor of Detroit, but when he was Governor, no one would even have him over for dinner.

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Fall at Woodlawn

It’s the perfect season for cemetery bike rides.

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History Tour: Garden City

Garden City’s first female police officer, who is also my mom, visits the Garden City Historical Museum with me.

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