Looking Back at May 30

This picture from the 1890s shows a busy Manistee River Channel filled with boats docked along the banks.

This picture from the 1890s shows a busy Manistee River Channel filled with boats docked along the banks.

40 YEARS AGO

Copemish Seniors among Benzie grads

These young people from the Copemish-Thompsonville area will be graduating from Benzie Central High School on June 5. They are: Kenneth Carpenter, Harry Collins, Tom Drobena, Kathy Fitzner, Diane Humphrey, Vickie Johnson, Terri Frees, Margo MacGirr, George Milliron, David Meyers, Rodney Nordbeck, Mark Northrup, Marilyn Porter, Amanda Skurski, and Richard Wells.

80 YEARS AGO

Tables, benches at First Street

Three tables and six benches have been placed in the grove at the south end of the new drive at First Street Beach and all persons and organizations wishing to picnic at First Street Beach can do so now.

Compiled by Mark Fedder at the Manistee County Historical Museum

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