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  • Collection: Peninsula Community Library Local History Talks

Vintage Postcards from Northern Michigan August 2023.mp4
Don Harrison, the Up North Memories Guy", Michigan Historian and Postcard dealer, shares stories and insights based on antique Michigan postcards of all types.

History of the Old Mission Peninsula and Its Families Talk.mp4
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 History Talk.mp4
Leland Gore and Tim Carroll discuss the history of the Gore family and the Old Mission Peninsula

Hessler Log Cabin Relocation Edit.mp4
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

American Legion Talk.mp4
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.

Ogdensburg Talk.mp4
Various people who grew up on the Peninsula in the Ogdensburg area recount their memories of school and family life.

Once Upon a Peninsula.mp4
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…

Brown Giles.mp4
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.

7 generation farm.mp4
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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