Peninsula Community Library Local History Talks

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Peninsula Community Library Local History Talks


Old Mission Peninsula (Mich.)


Collection of Local History talks given in conjunction with the Peninsula Community Library


Peninsula Community Library, Traverse City (Mich.)


Peninsula Community Library, Traverse City, MI


Peninsula Community Library




Peninsula Community Library, E. Timothy Carroll, Mary T. Morgan


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Peninsula Community Library Local History Archive


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Peninsula Township, Grand Traverse County, Michigan

Collection Items

Don Harrison, the Up North Memories Guy", Michigan Historian and Postcard dealer, shares stories and insights based on antique Michigan postcards of all types.

Karen Buchan describes the history of the Old Mission Peninsula and tells stories from her time in Northern Michigan (includes stories about the Buchan, Carroll and Holman ancestors) NOTE: THIS IS A MIXTURE OF AUDIO AND VIDEO. CAPTIONING MAY…

Leland Gore and Tim Carroll discuss the history of the Gore family and the Old Mission Peninsula

Peninsula Community Library "Hessler Log Cabin" Talk
Two videos and two images.
"Hessler Log Cabin Relocation Edit" is a cut down version of the relocation and dedication of the Hessler Log Cabin
"Hessler Log Cabin Extra Footage" is the full footage from those events used to make the edit

Tim Carroll, Jackie Thomas, and Karen Rieser present a talk on the history of the Old Mission American Legion Hall Post 399, and how it was named.

A variety of speakers give an overview of the history of the churches located on Old Mission Peninsula.

Various people who grew up on the Peninsula in the Ogdensburg area recount their memories of school and family life.

Deep dive of some of the history surrounding stories that are included in the coloring/activity book "Once Upon a Peninsula" (based on the memories of Tim Carroll from the 1940's growing up on Old Mission Peninsula). Includes four 3rd graders from…

An account of the Brys Estate Vineyard & Winery on Old Mission Peninsula, including early photographs of what the estate looked like when they first purchased it. The farm was originally owned by the Brown/Giles family.

Georgia Holman, Laurie Holman and Beth Holman give a presentation on their family history on OM Peninsula. Curtis Fowler, Sr. and his sons purchased farm property in 1856 and their ancestors have continued to farm this land for seven generations.
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