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Pristine lakes, heavy industry, and the surprises of history

August 12, 2009


Nothing can tell you as much about this land as the story of how we have used it. Few families in the region have been so intertwined in that story as the Malpasses of East Jordan. W.E. and Alice Ann Malpass came to the thriving town on the shore of Lake Charlevoix in 1883. They […]

Didjenos and bank robbers – Mondays in Eastport are full of surprises

May 14, 2009


The Wilkinson Homestead Historical Society isn’t your average local history bunch.  For one thing, it sponsors a summer lecture series that covers an amazing amount of local ground in very entertaining ways.  Norton Bretz recruits the speakers, which probably explains the breadth of subject matter and the penchant for the piquant.  This year’s lineup: June […]