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The Road to Marion Town with Lim Lithen
July 12 | @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmDonations Encouraged
Written in the style of a man who knows James Michener (1907-1997) well, The Road to Mariontown is meticulously researched, engaging and entertaining. The book presents a richly detailed history of Osceola County and early Michigan. This long-view history of Osceola County, Michigan, focuses on geologic history, native cultures, exploration by European and American Whites, Entrepreneurial development, governmental formation, railroad-building, and a rich social history. Lithen’s history–twelve years in the research and writing–is a labor of love unparalleled in writing of the area; taking the reader on a journey through time that concludes with with the devastating village of Marion fire of 1904.
The Wexford County Historical Society will be open at 6:30pm with the presentation starting at 7pm. The presentation is free, but donations are very much appreciated.
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