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View Resource Bentley Historical Library Web Archives

The Bentley Historical Library's Michigan Historical Collections (MHC) is committed to documenting the history and everyday life of the State by preserving material in a variety of formats,...
View Resource Freedom Trail Commission

  In 1998, Public Act 409 established the Michigan Freedom Trail Commission and directed it to preserve, protect and promote the legacy of the Freedom Trail in Michigan.
View Resource House of David Baseball Team Research Project

The Israelite House of David was a Christian religious commune founded in 1902. Based in and around Benton Harbor, Michigan, and High Island (Michigan), the commune required its members to refrain...
View Resource John Todd Photography Collection

The John Todd Photographic Collection consists of over thirteen-thousand negatives of South West Michigan spanning a forty year time period beginning in 1940 and ending in 1981. The primary focus...
View Resource Mackinac Bridge: Spanning the Straits for 50 Years

The Mackinac Bridge--the "Mighty Mac"--is an international symbol of Michigan. This official site provides information about events, history, facts and figures, and the annual Labor Day...
View Resource Michigan Historic Markers

A survey of the designated historic sites in Michigan which have been commemorated through the placement of a historical marker. These markers have been erected as part of a program begun in 1955,...
View Resource Michigan Historic Sites Online

Michigan's Historic Sites Online provides a database of over 3,500 historic sites across the state. Here, you will find information and photos of National Historic Landmarks, properties listed...,4641,7-141-54317_19320_61889...
View Resource Michigan History Magazine

Michigan History Magazine shares exciting stories of Michigan people and their impact on their communities, the nation and the world.
View Resource Michigan Oral History Database

Michigan Oral History database is a free resource to both institutions and those interested in oral history. Users log in, create an account, and begin to contribute oral history records giving...
View Resource Michigan Poorhouse History

Photos and links to more information on Michigan poorhouses.
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