Harrison Township

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The Gateway to Water Fun-Harrison Township's motto says it all. From the Native Americans, missionaries, and farmers who tamed the wilderness to the boaters who flock to the Township's launches, marinas, and ever-increasing subdivisions, the adventurous have found a home in the area now commonly referred to as Boat Town U.S.A. Illustrated in over 200 vintage photographs, Harrison Township, Michigan captures the events and everyday activities that have come to define this eastern Michigan township. Featured in this wonderful collection are current and past attractions, such as Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Metropolitan Beach Metropark, and the many marinas and waterfront restaurants. This pictorial history explores the trials, successes, and dreams of the Township's founders, revealing a history that lives on in the mind's eye and in images passed on through generations.
ISBN: 9780738519258
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Michigan
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Marie McDougal has called Harrison Township home since she was ten years old. Founder and chairperson of the Harrison Township Historical Commission, she has been collecting stories and photographs since the 1970s. She is also a retired teacher and writer.
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