Beaver Island Historical Society Museum in the restored home of James Strang.
Bands of Native Americans, Irish famine fleer’s and even a Dominican convent have all called the secluded coasts of Beaver Island home.
Also finding solace on the island, at least temporarily, was a group of Mormons who declared a kingdom on the Northern Lake Michigan Island.
Residents and tourists in Michigan have some new historical destinations to learn about.
The Michigan Historical Commission has added four new historical markers to the more than 1700 green and gold signs found across the state. Continue reading