Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past

Tales of Northern Michigan's Past

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past: Episode 10 – Bay View Michigan – Hotels and Connections Within

Chris sits down with Mary Ann Doerr author of the book Bay View: An American Idea again this week to talk about the hotels of Bay View, located in Petoskey, Michigan. They also begin talking about the

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past: Episode 9 – Bay View Michigan – A Dive Into the History

Chris has the opportunity to sit down with Mary Ann Doerr author of the book Bay View: An American Idea to talk about the history and formation of Bay View, located in Petoskey, Michigan. Mary Ann has

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past: Episode 8 – Traveling by Boat and Train: A Look Into The Inland Waterway and the Railroads of Northern Michigan: Part 2

In this second part interview with Dave Pott, we dive deeper into talking about the inland water route as well as the railroads that helped grow Northern Michigan. Dave is on the advisory board for the Inland

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past: Episode 7 – Traveling by Boat and Train: A Look Into The Inland Waterway and the Railroads of Northern Michigan: Part 1

In this two-part episode topic, Chris sits down with Dave Pott to talk about the inland water route as well as the railroads that helped grow Northern Michigan. Dave is on the advisary board for the Inland

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past: Episode 6 – Stories Of Michigan’s Lighthouses: Part 2

Chris and Dianna continue their conversation about the deep history of Michigan lighthouses in this second part. They discuss the women of the lighthouses, as well a court case that occurred in the UP. Follow this podcast

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past: Episode 5 – Stories of Michigan Lighthouses: Part 1

In this episode, Chris has a special guest, Dianna Stampfler, to talk about stories and tales that revolve around the numerous lighthouses along Michigan’s coastlines. This interview is broken up into two different episodes.   To buy

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past: Episode 4 – From Gangsters to Teens: The Club Manitou’s Transformation Into The Club Ponytail

Chris continues with the story of The Club Manitou and discusses how it was transformed into a popular teen hangout club called The Club Ponytail.

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past – Episode 3: The Infamous Club Manitou

Chris gives insight into the infamous Club Manitou in Harbor Springs as well The Purple Gang, William “Slim” Al Gerhart, and Nothern Michigan during the prohibition years of the 1920s.

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past – Episode 2: Ernest Hemingway’s History in Northern Michigan

Christopher Struble dives into the history of Ernest Hemingway and the many connections that he had to Northern Michigan throughout his life.

Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past – Episode 1: Petoskey Remembered

Michigan is a region with a lot of rich history, Northern Michigan especially. In this first episode of Tales of Northern Michigan’s Past, Christopher Struble outlines some of the early tales of the area around Petoskey and