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Make it a Detroit Weekend: Architecture

by Katie Lanski For everyone planning on attending the MHPN conference May 11-14, 2016, we hope you will consider making it a “Detroit Weekend” and extend your stay in the “D” so you can take in some of its great … Continue reading

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“ALWAYS SEEKING MODERN” A SUCCESS

The Michigan Historic Preservation Network (MHPN) was pleased to bring its 35th annual statewide conference to the City of Midland. Over 370 participants gathered at Northwood University on May 13-16. Drawn by the theme “Always Seeking Modern,” participants were enthusiastic … Continue reading

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#Michiganplacesmatter Spotlight: Midland

by Scott Slagor Have you ever been driving along I-75 and thought, “I keep seeing signs for Midland, I wonder what that place is all about?.” Hopefully, you have marked your calendar for this year’s MHPN conference: Always Seeking Modern; … Continue reading

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HISTORIC WARNER PIONEER FARMSTEAD RETURNS TO FAMILY

by Tim Bennett The Warner pioneer homestead, located in Brighton Township, Livingston County, Michigan, was occupied by five generations of the family for over 170 years. The property was first purchased by Timothy Warner, a settler from Livingston County, NY, … Continue reading

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#michiganplacesmatter: A Guide to Historical Road Trips Though the Peninsula State.

By Scott Slagor, MHPN Communications Committee Highways are dull. Even the most scenic of highways become monotonous after hours or, even minutes, and offer little insight to the communities they bypass. Have you ever found yourself wondering about the towns … Continue reading

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Loving Historic Bay City

guest blog by Shelley Whitehead, Treasurer, Center Avenue Neighborhood Association     What’s not to love about Bay City!  The Tall Ships have just left town, thousands shared in viewing these magnificent ships.  The smart visitors even took in some of … Continue reading

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Make it a Marquette Weekend

Things to Do: In and Around Downtown Marquette There are plenty of things to see and do in Marquette here are a few options to get you started. Downtown Marquette There are a number of historical and architectural points of … Continue reading

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