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Thursday, October 18, 2018 | BITTER MEMORY: The Burt Lake Burn-Out of 1900 | Harbor Springs

The Harbor Springs History Museum presents “BITTER MEMORY: The Burt Lake Burn-Out of 1900.” The BITTER MEMORY presentation will be given by Richard Wiles, northern Michigan historian, and official historian of the Cheboiganing-Burt Lake Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians. The presentation will explain the background and consequences of what happened on Monday, October 15, 1900, to the Burt Lake Band’s Indian Village on Indian Point, Burt Lake. The time for this event is 5:30 p.m., and it takes place at the Harbor Springs Historical Museum, 349 East Main Street. The cost is $5 for non-members. Please call (231) 526-9771 to reserve a seat. For more information, call (231) 526-9771 or email

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 | The Robison Family Murders of Good Hart: 50th Year of Remembrance | Charlevoix

The Charlevoix Historical Society and Charlevoix Public Library present “The Robison Family Murders of Good Hart: 50th Year of Remembrance.” The presentation, given by northern Michigan historian Richard Wiles, outlines the reasons for the deaths of the Robison family in Good Hart, Michigan on Tuesday, June 25, 1968. Mr. Wiles will also discuss how law enforcement authorities were able to solve the case. The time for this event is 6:30 p.m., and it takes place at the Charlevoix Public Library. The cost is free. For more information, call (231) 547-2651 or visit


Through January 1, 2019 | Port Oneida: A Storied Landscape | Maple City

The Historic Sleeping Bear Preservation presents “Port Oneida: A Storied Landscape.” The story of this late 1800s agricultural community of 22 farmsteads and the life of its settlers comes alive through this exhibit. The nationally registered Port Oneida Rural Historic District, now in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, is the largest intact agricultural community in the nation in public ownership. This exhibit is open during regular museum hours, from Memorial Day to October. See their website for hours. This exhibit can be found at the Port Oneida Farms Heritage Center, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, 3164 W. Harbor Hwy. A national parks service pass is required for entry. For more information, call (231) 334-6103 or visit


Historical Society of Michigan 5815 Executive Drive Lansing, MI 48911
Email | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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