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

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.

Tim Carroll presents a slideshow discussing the seasonal migrant workers who came to his family's farm from 1935-1960.

Tim Carroll and Jerry Ostlund discuss their experiences with the Old Mission schooling system and take questions about their talk.

Tim Carroll and George McManus Jr. discuss history of the Old Mission Peninsula, and their experiences growing up on it.

Tim and Richard Carroll share the history of two observation towers located on Old Mission Peninsula (circa 1920s), the Friedrich Tower and the Golden Tower
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