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Lowrance Celebrates 60th Anniversary
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Lowrance Celebrates 60th Anniversary

29-May-2017

Lowrance has manufactured fishing electronics since 1957; for 60 years, the iconic brand has been an industry leader in product innovation and customer service. Founded by Darrell J. Lowrance, the company revolutionized the fishing industry with the design and manufacture of the original FISH L.... Read More

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Jewel of the Great Lakes

Jewel of the Great Lakes

Mackinac Island, Michigan
01-Jun-2017

Charmingly perfect and anchored to its picturesque past of horse and buggies, grand homes and stately hotels, Mackinac Island, Michigan — located where Lake Michigan and Lake Huron converge — remains much the same as it was in 1897, when town leaders banned automobiles. A traffic jam on the island is when three carriages pause in front of the Grand Hotel’s golf course. Street sounds don’t include blaring horns and screeching brakes, but rather the jangle of harnesses and the clip clopping of horse hooves on cobbled streets. But we’re not just talking about late 19th-century Mackinac Island — we’re talking about present-day. Phil Porter, director of Mackinac State Historic Parks (MSHP), summered on the island as a child, completed an internship here during college and then started working for MSHP in 1976 (and never left). He says the island has one of the largest collections of pre-1850 historic structures in the Midwest. This long list includes Michigan’s oldest hospital, the 1828 Post Hospital, and the oldest public building, the 1780 Officers’ Stone Quarters. Both buildings are located in Fort Mackinac. The Mission Chur.....

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