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Important News

Would you like to help transcribe or collect information? Mail to: Dave Petersen




Mason County Books
  • 1882 Mason Manistee Oceana History
  • 1890 Mason Manistee Pictorial
  • 1932 Historic No ta pe ka gon by Russell Anderson
  • 1957 Sand Sawdust and Sawlogs by Frances Caswell Hanna
  • Steps to the Hieghts 1957
  • James Ludington's Letters 1958
  • 1980 Historical Society History Book
  • 1987 Pictorial History publ. by Mason County Historical Society
  • Lath Lumber & Shingles by Luuman Goodenough
  • First Land owners of Mason County, Michigan: internal boundary changes and township developmentby Ethyl Williams
  • Bones, dolls, and pomanders: stepping stones to history by Rose Hawley
  • The Old House Remembersby Rose Hawley
  • Fountain Celebrates 100 Years
  • Ludington Mariners by William Anderson
  • History of Ludington 2011 by Paul S. Peterson
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  • Victory Township by William Anderson
  • Carferries of Ludingtonby David K Petersen
  • Spirit of the Lakesby David K Petersen
  • Badgerby Art Chavez
  • City of Midlandby Art Chavez
  • Ludington 1850-1950 by James Cabot
  • 2010 Ludington Carferriesby David K Petersen
  • 2011 Lincoln Village by James F Fay
  • 1882 Mason County History
  • History of Michigan


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    Note to researchers, I do not maintain information on families outside of my own at this time, Your best chance to contact other family researchers and find information is going to be in posting some of your family information on the Mason County Boards. Volunteers and lookup materials can be found in the "lookups" category. -I routinely check the postings if I have information or can steer you in another direction I will contact you. I do not provide research services. Historic White Pine Village can help you in that area.

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