2013-07-11 / News

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Garden historical society’s museum now open

GARDEN – The Garden Peninsula Historical Society’s Museum is open for the season, with hours from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. Staff members are on hand to assist researchers.

Research information includes: census information, cemetery records, plat books dating back to the 1880s, 1930 land ownership records for Fairbanks Township, and family history notebooks. Also available are obituary notices, photo albums and burial permits. The tax assessment records for Sac Bay Township and a store ledger from Charles Olmsted are also on display.

Books available include: the 1989 Inwood Township centennial book, “Antoine Deloria: A Michigan Pioneer”, by Anne Thousand; “The Boudreau and Disco Families”, by Mary Grace Boudreau; and “A History of the Garden Peninsula”, by Tom Jacques, among others.

SMH board accepts resignation of LaRose

MANISTIQUE – The Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees held a special meeting last Wednesday to accept the resignation of longtime trustee John LaRose. The board also accepted LaRose’s resignation from the Woodland Meadows Assisted Living board.

Trustee Jim Ostlund was selected as the replacement for the officer position of board secretary formerly held by LaRose.

Board members expressed their appreciation for LaRose, who served on the board from more than 10 years.

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