Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary Shipwrecks in Story of Where Mobile App

Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Trail With special thanks to the Michigan Historical Center, National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary, Story of Where® now includes shipwrecks.  The Obama Administration announced on Friday, September 5th, that the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary was officially expanding to include over […]

Boulder Heritage Roundtable Honors (1993-Present)

AWARDS PRESENTED AT ANNUAL PRESERVATION WEEK CEREMONIES MAY 10, 1993, BOULDER CENTER FOR THE VISUAL ARTS Square Nail Awards • Mary Galey (Chautauqua Historian and Author) • Annie McLaughlin Long (Preservation of Chautauqua) • Candace Parkhurst (Boulder Historical Society, Preservation of the Harbeck House) • Maria Rogers (Carnegie Library Oral […]

Summer History Challenge

To celebrate family summer trips, youth and cultural and natural heritage in America, History Spots has created the Story of Where® Summer History Challenge. Our goal is simple, connect students to awesome historical places, share the stories behind these unique places and allow students to experience history.  America is rich in heritage from coast […]

Statue of Liberty Ferry

A Heritage Cruise along US-12 through the Irish Hills

From the Michigan Historic Preservation Network Michigan’s First Road Michigan’s first road, US-12, extends across southern Michigan through the Irish Hills. This day-long tour along the Michigan Heritage Route visits many of the small towns established on the route from Coldwater to Saline and showcases the efforts to breathe new life […]