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Some context on the Interurban trains or Washtenaw County

Although we’re all very happy here in Saline that the road work on Michigan Avenue and the related downtown streetscaping is well behind us, it was pretty cool last summer seeing all those lengths of Interurban tracks come out of the ground. 859 more words

Photos: Postcards from the past

These are some photos, mainly of Mountain Ash, that I have collated over time. Most are interesting for the detail of the people they show. I have added some close-up detail where this interests me. 169 more words

Local History

Down a History Rabbit Hole

One of the best things I have done in the past year is become a trustee for the Rowe Historical Society.  I’m now one of the few that remember its founders and the excitement of putting the museum together and having tours conducted by them when I was a child. 611 more words


The Most Frightening Thing I Ever Read

The most frightening thing I ever read is the scene in Black House, Written by Stephen King and Peter Straub.  Some bad ass bikers jump on their hogs and head out to the haunted house, yes, the Black House mentioned in the title.  443 more words


Togher Historical Association Visit

  • On Monday the 20th of March 2017, the Togher Historical Association came to visit our school. They explained to us how Togher was formed. They also showed us how the buildings in Togher looked like in the past.
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Photo Page Update

Be sure to check out our Photo Page that has just been updated with photos from the Yoncalla Petticoat Council 1920 event held on Mar. 22. 61 more words