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Historic Items and Friendly Faces Fill Homestead Show in Holly, Returning Sept. 7

April 8th 2019

Historic Items and Friendly Faces Fill Homestead Show in Holly, Returning Sept. 7 (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 7, 2019) Holly, MI – Twice a year antique vendors from throughout the Midwest gather in Holly for the Early Homestead Show hosted by Dawn and Dick Rossell of Holly Hills Primitives. The event features over 50 vendors […]

Crafters from Near and Far Share Wares at Holly Craft Show

May 9th 2018

Crafters from Near and Far Share Wares at Holly Craft Show (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 9, 2018) Holly, MI – When Carol Zombow’s mother broke her hip, her daughter was at her side, helping her recover. She wanted to do something to cheer her up, so she learned how to make flowers out of fabric […]

Holly Clock Tower Knocked Down in Crash

March 16th 2018

Holly Clock Tower Knocked Down in Crash (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 16, 2018) Holly, MI – As it laid on the sidewalk, metal mangled and glass smashed, the hands of the Holly Clock Tower remained stopped at the time it was struck by a vehicle that had lost control at the intersection of Saginaw Street […]

Royal Oak Historical Museum Presentation on the Interurban Rail System Feb. 23

February 11th 2018

Royal Oak Historical Museum Presentation on the Interurban Rail System Feb. 23 Royal Oak, MI – Come and hear about the light rail system that serviced this city in the first half of the 20th century. After the presentation you can handle artifact, look at maps and ask questions. This special presentation is limited to […]

Students Learn Holly History at Hadley House

October 27th 2017

Students Learn Holly History at Hadley House (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 27, 2017) Holly, MI – Students from Holly Schools and Holly Academy have been treated to in person history lessons this month at the historic Hadley House Museum at 306 S. Saginaw Street this month. Classes toured the home, which was built around 1873, […]

Uplifting in Store for Hawley Barn in Holly, Long Term Vision on the Way

September 9th 2017

Uplifting in Store for Hawley Barn in Holly, Long Term Vision on the Way (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 9, 2017) Holly, MI – “It’s not going to fall over on my watch.” Holly Township Supervisor George Kullis spoke about the Hawley Farm’s large red barn at 13409 North Holly Road. The 14-acre property – complete […]

Do you recognize this house? Search for historic site…

January 23rd 2011

As the Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce begins their 75th year, Executive Director Jennifer Roosenberg is searching for clues about the organization’s past. In particular she is searching for an historic home, presumably in Ferndale, that was the first official office of the business-advocacy group.