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James Rasche Interview
August 2016 James Rasche began playing guitar at the age of 14 and performed in the local Alcona music scene. In this interview, James talks about...
Cal Howard Interview
Coming from a musical family, Cal's love for music began at the early age of five and was influenced by his travels growing up in a military family....
Hanover Harness Shop
The D.D. Hanover Harness Shop was located on Chisholm Street in the back portion of the building that fronted with the original Owl Cafe (corner of...
Alpena City Hall
The construction of Alpena City Hall was completed in 1908. It was constructed with a steeple, which was replace by a cupola. The cupola was...
Raven's Craig or Pest House
Communicable diseases were a threat in early Alpena. This building, referred to as the "Pest House," was used to quarantine patients. The name is...
Fletcher, Johnson, and William Homes on First Avenue, Alpena, Michigan
Residential area of First Avenue looking north from Hitchcock towards Chisholm Street.Fletcher Home, 3rd north of Hitchcock; Johnson Home, 4th north...
Potter Home on Washington Avenue, Alpena, Michigan
"Home of William E. Potter, 306 Washington Ave., 1886. Built 1883, Dismantled 1965."
Harshaw Home on First Avenue, Alpena, Michigan
Looking along the residential portion of First Avenue from Chisholm Street."First Street, South from Chisholm Street, with home of Andrew Harshaw,...
The Sherman House (hotel) was located at 217 West Fletcher Street, half way between Commercial and Merchant Streets, opposite the railroad depot. It...
Harrington and Jenny Lumber Mill on Thunder Bay River
"Believed to be a picture of the Harrington & Jenny Mill on River Street between Third & Fourth Streets. Sold to the Comstocks and Re-errected...
Looking towards the bridge along the East side of Second Avenue from Chisholm Street."East Side of Second from Chisholm, North, 1897"
Looking North along Second Avenue from Washington Avenue. The Masonic Block is to the left. The F.C. Holmes building built in 1894 is next to it...
Downtown Alpena in Winter
A snow entrenched Chisholm Street from Second Avenue. The Methodist Episcopal Church is on the left with the St. Bernard's Church steeple in view...