History

Join Concord Township’s Old Stone School April 29th a Cornucopia of Programs

Lake County’s oldest stone building and 1840 schoolhouse is a hidden gem located at 7125 Ravenna Road in Concord Township.  The only one of nine one- room schools still standing, it is an educational museum maintained by volunteers and has welcomed visitors, school groups and tour since 2005.  Before we get to the rest of

April 2017 Coastal Gazette

In This Issue: Captains Baseball Home Opener, Grand River Canoe and Kayak Race, Spring Crafts at Steele Mansion and more…

You Might Be From Lake County If…Part III

The third installment of this series continues the challenge issued last November and continued this past January. That challenge was and remains to test your general ‘County IQ’. Part III examines the businesses, organizations and famous names that still dot our county memories. The fourth and final installment will appear in May 2017. 1. Frank Shankland (1916) and

March 2017 Coastal Gazette

In This Issue: Grand River Ice Wine Festival, 45th Lakeland Jazz Festival, Railfest, St. Patrick’s Day events and more…

Celebrate Presidents Day at James A. Garfield NHS —A Fee-Free Day!

February 15 is Presidents Day, and what better way to celebrate than visiting a presidential home? James A. Garfield NHS will be open for tours of the Garfield home, presidential trivia, kids’ activities, craft, and more! The Site will be free of charge!

The Legacy of One-Room Schools

Dotting the back county roads, the casual traveler often passes by abandoned or second-third use repurposed remnants of a past era. These aging buildings may bring back remembered images, be seen as merely crumbling structures or reconnect you with a by-gone county era. Such is the case with three unique buildings of Americana found in our Lake

February 2017 Coastal Gazette

In This Issue: Quilts 2017 at Farmpark, Doc Howard’s Distillery Now Open, Valentine’s Day Dinners and more…