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Hackett Auto Museum Connects with Decedents

Aug 21, 2018

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The Internet can be a wonderful thing. Recently, I have been spending many hours to research and locate descendants of previous owners of the Hackett Automobile Company building. You may know by now that I am the guy spearheading the

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Respect, Opportunity, Scholarship and Excellence - Jackson County Rose Pageants

Jul 31, 2018

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This will be my second year competing in the Miss Jackson County RoseQueen pageant and I can truly say I am honored to be in such an inspiring program. This organization has helped me create many life skills that I

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“Jackson & the Great War” Exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum

May 31, 2018

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"Jackson & the Great War", an exhibit at Ella Sharp Museum, is open now through August 24, 2018. The exhibit commemorates the Centennial Anniversary of the US involvement in WWI. The exhibit features letters, uniforms, a Sparton gas alarm, helmets, and

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Learn to be a Tourist in your own Hometown - Downtown Jackson

May 30, 2018

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I was having lunch the other day with a friend and she mentioned how much she loved going to Chelsea and spending a day in their downtown and she wishes she could do that in our downtown. I work downtown

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Uncovering History One Track at A Time at the Lost Railway Museum

Apr 30, 2018

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Imagine the time before paved streets, cars and buses. Village streets bustling with activity and people in the early 1900’s of Grass Lake. The electric Interurban Railway System is the primary mode of public transportation. More than six railways

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The Return of Gus Macker to #JacksonMI

Apr 30, 2018

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In 1974 at the childhood home of Scott and Mitch McNeal in Lowell, MI, a small group of friends came together and laced up their sneakers to compete in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament for the very first time. Word traveled

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Jackson’s Pivotal Role in the Underground Railroad

Mar 30, 2018

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Discover the pivotal role Jackson played in the Underground Railroad through this self-guided walking tour in and around downtown Jackson. On this tour, participants can view sites connected to the secret network, explore the historic point of departure

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Why Race?

Feb 20, 2018

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For many runners, circling the neighborhood a few times a week suffices. I know I like the flexibility to step outside and choose where I run, how far, if I get coffee after… factors that help my run fit

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Welcome JACK, Jackson’s New Mascot

Jan 19, 2018

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Experience Jackson is excited to introduce JACK the Elephant to Jackson County. JACK was introduced as a character in our Experience Jackson coloring book two years ago. JACK visits many of our Jackson County assets such as the Cascades, Sparks

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Art with Attitude

Nov 30, 2017

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By Laura Dwyer Schlecte & Jacqueline Austin, Think Jackson, LLC We have all heard and realize the importance of shopping local.  You hear it all of the time … “buying local boosts the local economy” … &ldquo

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