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Alpena
  
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1960-1969
  
  • Linke's Greenhouse and Girl on Penny-farthing
        This girl (Linke?) is riding a penny-farthing next to the Linke's Greenhouse on Lincoln Street. The bicycle was donated by Arthur Linke to the Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan, where it can be seen today.
      This girl (Linke?) is riding a penny-farthing next to the Linke's Greenhouse ...
  • Taber Tannery Chimney Demolition
        Preparing to demolish the Taber Tannery chimney. As businesses came and went, it became necessary to demolish buildings and clear land. The easiest way to demolish a chimney was with dynamite. The bricks would be re-used.
      Preparing to demolish the Taber Tannery chimney. As businesses came and went, ...
  • Arthur Linke at Tractor Show
        Arthur Linke at Tractor Show, Alpena County.
      Arthur Linke at Tractor Show, Alpena County.
  • Linke's Antiques
        Antiques owned by Arthur Linke, including clocks, glassware, tools, record players, lamps, and an instrument player from the North Tonawanda Musical Instrument Works.
      Antiques owned by Arthur Linke, including clocks, glassware, tools, record players, lamps, ...
  • Children at Beach
        Group of children at probably Thomson Beach in Alpena. Boy in forefront is believed to be Dennis Knechtel.
      Group of children at probably Thomson Beach in Alpena. Boy in forefront ...
  • Flower Wreath
        Believed to be a funeral flower wreath with musical notes and the letter "B" done by Linke Florist.
      Believed to be a funeral flower wreath with musical notes and the ...
  • Carter Home
        Daniel, Sarah, and Mary Carter were Alpena's pioneer family arriving in 1856. Daniel helped organize the county and served as the first postmaster. Sarah was familiar with medicines and the treatment of the sick. She treated many people until the first doctor arrived in 1862. Daughter Mary taught the first ...
      Daniel, Sarah, and Mary Carter were Alpena's pioneer family arriving in 1856. ...
  • Thunder Bay River below the Second Avenue Bridge
        "West from Thunder Bay Milling Co., showing Second Ave., Bridge and Sail Boats at Dock"
      "West from Thunder Bay Milling Co., showing Second Ave., Bridge and Sail ...
  • Commercial Fishing Tugs docked at the entrance of the Thunder Bay River
        "South from Thunder Bay Milling Company showing Fish Tugs"
      "South from Thunder Bay Milling Company showing Fish Tugs"
  • Birds on a Winter Morning
        "Waiting for breakfast, January 25, 1961"
      "Waiting for breakfast, January 25, 1961"
  • Construction of the Shopping Center in Downtown Alpena
        "Park Place Shopping Center Construction, June 21, 1960"
      "Park Place Shopping Center Construction, June 21, 1960"
  • City of Alpena Disposal Plant
        "City Disposal Plant, June 21, 1961"
      "City Disposal Plant, June 21, 1961"
  • Digging Tree Stumps
        "Stump removal, Merchant Street, October 17, 1962"
      "Stump removal, Merchant Street, October 17, 1962"
  • Feeding the Birds
        "Birds feeding, May 1963"
      "Birds feeding, May 1963"
  • White-tailed Deer in Field
        "Deer at Grass Farm, Nov. 10, 1963"
      "Deer at Grass Farm, Nov. 10, 1963"
  • USS MAINE Cannon in front of City Hall
        Most of the following was taken directly from an article published in the July 2008 issue of Michigan History Magazine titled “A Historic Cannon Comes to Alpena” written by Raymond Herek. The battleship MAINE became famous when an explosion destroyed her in the harbor at Havana, Cuba, on February 15, ...
      Most of the following was taken directly from an article published in ...
  • Linke's Greenhouse
        Linke's Florist Shop and Greenhouses at 331 W. Mirre Street in Alpena during the Christmas season 1960.
      Linke's Florist Shop and Greenhouses at 331 W. Mirre Street in Alpena ...
  • Carter Home
        The Carter Family. The following is an excerpt from Robert Haltiner's "The Town That Wouldn't Die": "In November, 1856, Daniel Carter brought his wife Sarah and daughter Mary to what was to become Alpena - thus becoming Alpena's first family of permanent white settlers. When the Carters arrived here there ...
      The Carter Family. The following is an excerpt from Robert Haltiner's "The ...
  • Original County Jail
        "In 1864 or 1865, the Board of Supervisors made a contract for clearing Jessie Square made a contract for clearing Jessie Square and erecting a suitable building for a jail. It was built on Chisholm street, and made of two-inch plank, doubled and fastened together with spikes driven close together. ...
      "In 1864 or 1865, the Board of Supervisors made a contract for ...
  • Grace Lutheran Church
        The organization of Grace Lutheran Church began as early as 1869 when the first Norwegians settled in the Alpena area. Occasional services were held in the Union School. The church first built a parsonage in 1872, then a wooden church, shown to the rear of the brick church. Construction of ...
      The organization of Grace Lutheran Church began as early as 1869 when ...
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