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Alden Presentation: Lumbering in the Alden/Torch Lake Area in the 1800s

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Date:
September 10
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Season
Summer
Age
All Ages

Venue

Helena Township Community Center
8751 Helena Rd.
Alden, MI United States
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Phone:
231.533.9044

Shanty Boys, Swampers, and River Hogs: Lumbering in the Alden/Torch Lake Area, 1860 to 1910 — Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 2 p.m.

Presenter Jim McClurg is a Michigan native and retired professor in the Geology Department at University of Wyoming. His great grandfather worked in an Elk Rapids lumber mill and as a lumberjack. His research is extensive. He will also present many lumbering tools used during that era.

Held at Helena Township Community Center, 8751 Helena Rd, Alden, 231/331-4318 and sponsored by Alden District Library & Friends.

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