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LIVE from Macomb County….it’s the Bicentennial Torch Relay!

Anticipation is building for the 200-mile Bicentennial Torch Relay. Runners are getting warmed up, communities are readying torch hand-off locations and supporters are planning how they can cheer on the torchbearers. 402 more words


200 years of hometown artists on display at the Anton Art Center

In celebration of the bicentennials of Mount Clemens and Macomb County, the Anton Art Center is hosting Art & Design in Macomb County & Mount Clemens… 304 more words


Cheer on your community during the 200-mile Bicentennial Torch Relay

To celebrate its bicentennial year, Macomb County will host a 200-mile, non-stop torch relay starting on June 21 and ending on June 22, kicking off the Mount Clemens’ fireworks celebration. 251 more words


200 miles. 40 hours. 27 communities. 8 torches.

On June 21, all Macomb cities, townships and villages will come together to celebrate the county’s bicentennial year through a 200-mile, non-stop torch relay. Similar to the opening of the Olympics, this event will represent the strong spirit of our community, showcasing its pride and resilience. 461 more words


A Key Factor in Winning

This is better than Aesop’s Fable about the tortoise and the hare. Partly because it’s true. And partly because it’s so amusing.

In 1976, at the height of all the patriotic, bicentennial fervor, the Great American Horse Race was held. 651 more words

This Week In History

May 26, 1976

May 26, 1976. 

Here I am, new mom, holding firstborn Mark.

Here’s Mark in 2003 with firstborn Anna.

Remembering my bicentennial baby on his birthday, with love,