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A short podcast exploring the people, places, and events that shaped Muskegon, Michigan and beyond. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/patrick-horn/support

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A short podcast exploring the people, places, and events that shaped Muskegon, Michigan and beyond. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/patrick-horn/support

    Muskegon's Red Cross

    Muskegon's Red Cross

    The Red Cross has a long history serving Michigan and also Muskegon. Today we examine that history, and look at some of the work the Red Cross has done and continues to do today.


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    • 13 min
    A History of Hackley Day

    A History of Hackley Day

    Every year on May 25 the Muskegon Community celebrates a local holiday, Hackley Day. This holiday has it roots with Hackley Public Library and Charles Hackley's philanthropy. It was created to remember and honor Charles Hackley for all he did and has done for Muskegon. Listen in to hear its story and how it is celebrated today.


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    • 9 min
    Big Wheels on the Job

    Big Wheels on the Job

    Before the invention of the Big Wheel, lumbering was primarily carried out in winter. With the introduction of Big Wheels though, lumbering could flourish year round. Listen in to learn about the history, construction, and use of these oversized wheels and how they transformed our state.


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    • 5 min
    Port Sherman the Channel Community

    Port Sherman the Channel Community

    Before Muskegon was unified into a larger city, many smaller communities existed. Port Sherman was one such area. Located on the Muskegon Channel, Port Sherman served as the first point of contact for boats coming into harbor and was home of many sailors, fishermen, and tugboat operators.


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    • 5 min
    Miss America and Muskegon

    Miss America and Muskegon

    Listen in to learn about the history of this program and its local ties right here in Muskegon.


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    • 11 min
    Trent a Muskegon Ghost Town

    Trent a Muskegon Ghost Town

    In the 1800s many small communities came together in Muskegon County, with places such as Muskegon, Whitehall, and Ravenna. While these communities grew and remain today, not all did. Located on Crockery Creek a small village named Trent would flourish in the 1800s, but would eventually disappear off the map entirely by the 1970s. What happened to this once thriving settlement? Listen in to find out.


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    • 10 min

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