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Experiencing History in Jackson

Jun 23, 2017

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While we may not have the historic walking tours of plantations that they do in the south, or John Quincy Adams house tours that Boston offers, Jackson has a rich and vibrant history of its own and one worth experiencing.

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DeLand and the Underground Railroad

May 15, 2017

Charles Victor DeLand Charles Victor DeLand not only left his mark on local, state and national history; remnants of his presence linger today, providing history lovers with a unique opportunity to experience Jackson’s past. DeLand (1828 -1903) had many

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Jackson County Airport Flight Line

Apr 06, 2017

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This issue from the Jackson County Airport includes project updates, annual recognition awards, 2017 event information, and more! Jackson County Airport – Reynolds Field Newsletter

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How to Kill 3 Hours in Downtown Jackson: For Wedding Parties and Guests

Mar 30, 2017

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I’ve been there, so I can relate. You’ve just prepared for and sat through a wedding ceremony and now you have several hours to kill.  Well fear not, downtown Jackson is the perfect venue to

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Fairy Festival Tips from the Head Fairy

Mar 28, 2017

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This is Jackson School of the Arts 10th Annual Fairy Festival and as Head Fairy, I have some important facts and tips you'll want to know to have the best time ever.   What to do before: The

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Dramatic Escape Years in the Making Led to 30 Hours of Freedom

Mar 23, 2017

Dale Otto Remling concocted one of the most well-known prison escapes in Michigan’s history - all from his Michigan State Penitentiary cell. With the help of a few outside accomplices, he hopped aboard a stolen helicopter and flew

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Registration for the 5th annual Pedal and Whine Bike Tour is now open!

Mar 14, 2017

When?  Saturday August 5th, 2017.  Day of ride registration is anytime between 8 – 11 a.m. Where?  Sandhill Crane Vineyards  located just off I-94 between Grass Lake and Jackson Michigan at 4724 Walz Road.   The tour combines cycling

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The Underground Railroad in Jackson Michigan

Mar 14, 2017

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Hidden in plain view are local landmarks that bear witness to a secret past so well concealed, it was only recently discovered. A church, train depot and several bronze plaques are among spots throughout town that were once connected to

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Mar 10, 2017

While we might be enjoying this mild winter around this time of year most of us start to experience cabin fever. So, what better way to cure cabin fever than getting out of our houses and trying something new?  

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Art Talk: Philip C. Curtis

Mar 06, 2017

I first discovered the art of Philip C. Curtis when I met Philip J. Curtis.  With Philip C. Curtis, I discovered a style of art I'd never seen before, and with the other Curtis I discovered the man

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