Trains, games, crafts and other activities take center stage during the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society’s annual Shay Days event on Friday and Saturday, July 16 and 17. Held almost every summer since 1998, Shay Days is a family-focused, two-day event honoring the life and innovations of one of Harbor Springs most illustrious early residents – Ephraim Shay. “We’re very excited to be hosting Shay Days again this year after taking 2020 off,” said Bob Laakman, Historical Society trustee and chair of the Shay Days committee. “In addition to our traditional events recognizing Mr. Shay’s inventiveness and ingenuity, we’ll also...
Harbor Springs Area Historical Society
History in the making in Harbor Springs! Once a center for local government, a grand old building in the heart of Harbor Springs is now a center for local history. Our museum serves as the home of the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society and features exhibits documenting the unique history of this area.