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The Fife Lake Area Historical Society and the Fife Lake Library will once again present three free programs this summer at the Fife Lake Library at 7:00 pm.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15: The Architect who Designed the Fife Lake Brick School Author Julie Schopieray will travel back in time to tell us about Traverse City resident Jens C Peterson, Northern Michigan’s first licensed architect. Mr. Peterson, who was a brick mason at the North Michigan Asylum, went on to school in Chicago to earn his degree and bring back his new modern style of architecture, which included the design of the Fife Lake brick schoolhouse.
As a point of information, The FIFE LAKE HISTORICAL MUSEUM, SCHOOLHOUSE, AND FIRE BARN have new hours : Saturday & Sundays; Memorial Day – Labor Day & July 4th, 1:00-4:00pm
(FREE) BOARD MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO PUBLIC Schoolhouse: 3rd Monday (May – Sept), 7:00 pm.
If you have any questions or need further information regarding these programs or the Historical Society please contact Noreen Broering, Program Chairman at 231-879-3940.