Author: Harbor Springs History (Harbor Springs History)

Temporary Election Exhibit

Hello everyone! My name is Talia and I have been working as an archivist and collections manager at the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society since June. I grew up in Harbor Springs but I have never been so aware of the history of the town as I have been going through the archives. There are...

October 11, 2012February 3, 2020

Warming up to Winter

  At a recent gathering of historical society and museum folk, our group facilitator started off our meeting by asking us to introduce ourselves, our organizations and, as an icebreaker of sorts, tell what we like most about living in northern Michigan in January. My answer was simple. I like January because, slowly but surely,...

January 31, 2011February 3, 2020

Celebrating 20 Years of HSAHS History!

That’s right, the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society is turning 20. Can you believe it? The date was March 6, 1990, when founders Marge May, David deWindt, Linda Rosenow, Jan Morley, Nancy Morton, Nancy Gurney and Arthur Barnes had their first official meeting.

February 24, 2010February 3, 2020

A Happy New Year Indeed!

Last month, the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society learned that we are the recipients of a 2009 Award of Excellence given by the Builders Exchange of Northwest Michigan in Traverse City. Our museum project was nominated by Spence Brothers, the general contractor for the renovation that was completed in December 2008.

February 4, 2010February 3, 2020