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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.