The third in a four-part series about Emmet County’s one-of-a-kind history, the Essence of Emmet, Part III, will be available in mid-January 2016. The third issue covers the timeframe of 1918 to 1960, a most interesting era of transformation in this region after both World War I and II. If you… Read More
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
PELLSTON BRANCH LIBRARY HOSTING
“MICHIGAN’ S LEGENDARY LOGGING ERA” PROGRAM
SATURDAY EVENING, MAY 16
Step back in time and experience logging in Northern Michigan via photographs, maps and stories. Carl Bajema, Professor Emeritus of Biology at Grand Valley State University,… Read More
The Essence of Emmet historical collaborative will once again host its twice-yearly historical programs featuring a topic of local intrigue, and the Spring event will take place on April 29, 2015 in Petoskey.
“Characters from our Past” is the topic of this event, which will feature some… Read More
Introducing, the Essence of Emmet Awards
Regional history group announces new awards recognizing area achievers in historical preservation, promotion
DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS IS SEPT. 1, 2014
Throughout Northwest Michigan, individuals, volunteers and organizations are protecting… Read More
Club Ponytail Program on July 24, 2014 in Petoskey
Generations of year round and seasonal residents enjoyed entertainment at two legendary northern Michigan establishments — Club Manitou and Club Ponytail. Upstairs Club Manitou was an upscale dining establishment but underground… Read More
A special screening of a documentary-in-progress about young Ernest Hemingway and his connection to northern Michigan will be held at 7 p.m. in Bay View’s Voorhies Hall on July 23, it was announced today by Dr. George Colburn, writer-producer of the documentary for Starbright Media Corporation… Read More
Once a month, Emmet County features a "Blast from the Past" video at an historic location in Emmet County! We find the experts and then have them narrate a short video about a place of interest in Northwest Michigan.
In our latest Blast, Jane Cardinal of Good Hart narrates the story of Father… Read More
Little Traverse Bay Past and Present
Little Traverse Bay, Past and Present is the Little Traverse Historical Museum’s summer 2014 special exhibit. Featuring contemporary images by Rebecca Zeiss and historic photographs, this exhibit documents the tourist economy’s… Read More
GERRIT EMAUS OF PETOSKEY WINS SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
North Central Michigan College student Gerrit Emaus of Petoskey will enjoy a semester of study at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) in Galway, Ireland, this fall. Mr. Emaus is the winner of a competition funded by the Robert… Read More
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