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History of Drummond Island
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History of Drummond Island

History of Drummond Island

 

Join writer Jill Brumwell for a photo-illustrated tour of Drummond Island at Spring Lake District Library on Wed. May 7, at 7:00 p.m.  Brumwell is a native of Drummond Island, the second largest fresh water island in the nation, which is located in the Upper Peninsula. Brumwell, whose family roots on the island date back to the 1800s, will share the island’s history and folklore.

 

Brumwell is the author of four books, “Drummond Island History,” “ Folklore and Early People,” “Growing Up On Drummond Island, Adventures With Jill, Gayle and Donny on Drummond Island,” and “Drummond Island’s Part in the War of 1812.”  Jill also writes for newspapers, Mackinac Journal magazine and other publications, including, Michigan History magazine.  She is a member of the Upper Peninsula Publishers and Authors Association, Chippewa County Historical Society, a life member of the Drummond Island Historical Society, vice-chairman of the Saginaw Valley Humanities Lecture Series, and member Saginaw Valley Historic Preservation Society.

 

For more information about this program, call the library at (616) 846-5770, ext. 107.  The library is located at 123 E. Exchange St. in Spring Lake.

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