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A Soldier, His Brother, and a House

Read the letters Jacob Defendorf, a child of the Civil War, only 15 when he enlisted with the 193rd Regiment Volunteers, composed between 1864 andContinue...

Mr. Smith’s Forgotten Community

A man with a vision — Birney Walker Smith, Sr. — searched north of Detroit to purchase land to create, which he often called, theContinue...

Through the Eyes of a Country Editor

The Life and Writings of G.L. Adams, Editor of the Fowlerville Review, 1874-1929. “Through the eyes of an eighteen-year old, George L. Adams arrived inContinue...

The Fowlerville Chronicles

“Marion L. Cornett and her husband, Doug, moved to Fowlerville in 1998 fulfilling the dream of living in a small town.  Little did she knowContinue...

Tilly Loves Johnny

Newlywed Tilly Miner turns a deaf ear to rumors and gossip her husband, Johnny, is running parties where “complimentary” hooch loosens lips as well asContinue...

Juniper and Anise

Hulda Pearl Rosenowski chose to survive, no matter the consequences.  Poland may have been her homeland, but when murderous scavengers kill her mama and dearContinue...