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GetSetUp

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GetSetUp offers real-time, engaging learning experiences that range from teaching everyday technical skills to enrichment-focused courses taught by expert instructors, all online and designed for older adults. This program is offered free through a Michigan Department of Health and Human … Continue reading GetSetUp

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Get Set Up

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  GetSetUp offers real-time, engaging learning experiences that range from teaching everyday technical skills to enrichment-focused courses taught by expert instructors, all online and designed for older adults. This program is offered free through a Michigan Department of Health and … Continue reading Get Set Up

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Board Meeting Announcement

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The St. Ignace Library Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Wednesday June 22nd at 5PM. Topics covered: Approve payment of the bills; finalize the director’s contract; other items as needed.

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History Tidbits- Peter D. Grondin

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St. Ignace, Michigan Peter David Grondin living in St. Ignace for his whole life. He was the child of Peter and Theresa Sharbineau Grondin. Indeed, the Grondin family had resided here for many generations. Mr. Grondin married Louise Truckey over … Continue reading History Tidbits- Peter D. Grondin

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History Tidbits- St. Ignace Cinema

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St. Ignace, Michigan An ad in the March 15, 1979 issue of the St. Ignace News announced that the St. Ignace Cinema would play Disney’s Pinocchio for the next three days at 7:00 PM. Coming attractions were: Watership Down, Superman, … Continue reading History Tidbits- St. Ignace Cinema

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History Tidbits- Vigeant Enterprises

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St. Ignace, Michigan S.R. Vigeant arrived in St. Ignace from his native country, Canada, via Saginaw, Michigan in 1888. He procured land and built a two-story building, with family living quarter above. He was a merchant offering Singer sewing machines, … Continue reading History Tidbits- Vigeant Enterprises

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History Tidbits- Ice Float Fiasco with Mailboat

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St. Ignace, Michigan During a blizzard in early February, 1914, the mailboat arrived near the shore of Mackinac Island. The mail was deposited in the custody of mail carrier W.K. Chambers and his assistant, Gerald McCarty, along with passengers W.P. … Continue reading History Tidbits- Ice Float Fiasco with Mailboat

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History Tidbits- St. Ignace House Trailer Taxation

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St. Ignace, Michigan At a City Council meeting in October 1954, City Sanitarian Sam Stephenson reported that 70 trailers in St. Ignace will soon be subject to taxation. The tax basis was $0.75 monthly for the school district, $0.50 for … Continue reading History Tidbits- St. Ignace House Trailer Taxation

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History Tidbits- St. Ignace Schools in 1895

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St. Ignace, Michigan In 1895, St. Ignace was the home to three schools. On the north side of town was the Third Ward school. With four schoolrooms in two stories, it had 76 scholars. On the south side of town … Continue reading History Tidbits- St. Ignace Schools in 1895

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History Tidbits- John Chambers

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St. Ignace, Michigan John Chambers (1846-1892) was born in County Mayo, Ireland and came to Mackinac Island, with his family, as a young man. By 1870, he was in St. Ignace, opening a small grocery. This soon expanded to include … Continue reading History Tidbits- John Chambers

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