2016 Essence of Emmet award winners announced!

Posted on September 30th, 2016
The caretakers of Emmet County’s history were celebrated Sept. 28, 2016 during the third annual Essence of Emmet history awards ceremony in Petoskey. In total, eight individuals were recognized for their contributions to protecting, preserving and sharing the county’s history by the Essence… Read More

‘Bombed but not forgotten’ topic of fall Essence of Emmet program on Sept. 28; annual awards night also planned

Posted on September 24th, 2016
The Essence of Emmet historical collaborative will host its second program of the year on a topic of local intrigue: the intentional bombing of Waugoshance Point lighthouse during World War II. The program will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Community Building at the Fairgrounds,… Read More

2015 Essence of Emmet Award Winners

Posted on October 8th, 2015
A lifetime committed to preserving and sharing Emmet County’s history. A group of Pellston teachers who encourage their kids to learn and write about history.  A brewery that restored an historic building and brought its past back to life for the current generation. A prolific writer who has spent… Read More

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