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Idelwild, a look down memory lane

Zapp Brothers,Performer

Zapp Brothers,Performer

Our On The Map series this week explores the connection between community and culture and how unique cultures form communities.

Idlewild was the epitome of entertainment for African Americans to enjoy and be apart of. It was the place to be from the 1920’s to the 60’s.
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Central Michigan nature center has plans for historic barn raising

You don’t have to be a history buff to enjoy a good old fashioned barn raising, and a nature center in central Michigan said they have plans to build a new barn, reminiscent of old America.

The Chippewa Nature Center in Midland is planning to replace an existing old barn with a 19th century styled barn. Continue reading