Underground Railroad Information for Calhoun County Michigan

The Calhoun County Visitors and Convention Bureau developed a Geo Cache game about the Underground Railroad that includes all of Calhoun County.  It is a good way to educate people as to our heritage.  The brochure is shown below in a pdf form.  It is available at the Marshall Chamber of Commerce, the Albion Chamber of Commerce, and more places in Albion.

Mid Michigan including Marshall has a lot of history about the Underground Railroad and Marshall has its share. Sources for the text that goes with the images in the mosaic: http://www.historic-northampton.org/highlights/truth.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sojourner_Truth http://www.sojournertruth.org/Library/Speeches/   What is Geo caching?  “There are … Continue reading →

Calhoun County Trailway

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The mission of the  Calhound County Trailway is to: Create a Calhoun County trail for non-motorized use providing many opportunities to experience and enjoy the natural world around us. When completed, the 40-mile Calhoun County Trailway will continue east from … Continue reading →

Marshall Riverwalk

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Marshall has a number of attractive parks, and the Marshall Riverwalk goes thru several of them. We tested the walk in a summer past, and found there is also the opportunity to ride a bike for a short ride through … Continue reading →

North Country Trail in Calhoun County

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Now – in Marshall – watch for the sign posts near the Marshall River Trail! This is a walking trail – but some parts of the trail are bike friendly. The North Country Trail stretches approximately 4,600 miles (7,400 km) … Continue reading →

Iron Belle Trail in Calhoun County Michigan

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Michigan offers spectacular natural and cultural resources, and hiking or bicycling is a wonderful way to experience the state’s vast array of scenic views, cultural resources, vibrant communities and wildlife resources. Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail links the wealth of existing … Continue reading →