Chamber Members! Join us at the Harbor Country Mixer at The Region of Three Oaks Museum in Three Oaks. Mix with your fellow Chamber members while enjoying a drink and bite to eat provided by co-sponsor Journeyman Distillery. Announcements are at 6.
There are several new exhibits at the museum this season to discover.
Early Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: See photos of early plane landings in farm fields of Three Oaks and lots of items from the Michigan and Pere Marquette railroads.
Radios of Yesteryear: From the earliest copper-wire "radio telephones" to the consoles of the 1930s and 40s to the transistor radios that bought Top 40 radio to teens everywhere.
Early Resorts: See the glamor of the Golfmore Resort of Grand Beach (Michigan's second-biggest hotel, in its day),hear the ghost stories featuring the flamboyant owner of the Lakeside Inn, and watch the evolution of Union Pier's Ethnic Resorts, which did business in Czech and Lithuanian.
David Savage's Indian Costume: Created for Three Oaks' centennial in 1967, the costume was recently found in an antique store in Coloma. Area residents created a Facebook campaign, donating about $800, to ensure that the outfit would return to Three Oaks.
Featherbone Exhibit New Elements: a gold leaf Warren Featherbone advertising sign that returns to Three Oaks after decades in storage at the Michigan State Museum, and a portrait of George Holden, E. K. Warren's little-known partner in the business that would make Three Oaks a boomtown in the late 19th century.