Missaukee County, established in 1871 in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula, has a rich history of logging, farming, and seasonal celebrations. Lake City, located on the shores of the beautiful 2, 000-acre Lake Missaukee, is known for its qFour Seasons of Funq and as the qChristmas Tree Capitalq of the nation. Scenic, freshwater lakes and streams encourage swimming, boating, fishing, and camping throughout the year. The summer season finds people enjoying the rustic beauty and celebrating the Greatest Fourth in the North festival. Opportunities for hunting, snowmobiling, skiing, and ice fishing abound during fall and winter with over 100, 000 acres of public land to explore. Each fall, the Christmas tree and lumber industries are celebrated with the annual Festival of the Pines. Chapters of this book explore interesting facets of the county's history: logging, farming and agriculture, schools, sports and teams, and festivals and tourism. Discover places, people, and little known facts that define the area, including the once-thriving towns that have almost disappeared.The group continued on and arrived at the shore of Muskrat Lake on May 12, 1868. ... This book includes photographs of farms and families, schools and sports, and businesses and recreation from various parts of the county ... Missaukee County has many amenities, including two grass~strip airports: Home Acres Sky Ranch, near Lake City, and Whipples, in Moorestown; Missaukee Golf Course; the Missaukee Mountain ski hill; and Merritt Speedway, a dirt oval track for stock cars andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Lake City and Missaukee County|
|Author||:||Charlotte Griffith, Michelle Moore|
|Publisher||:||Arcadia Pub - 2013-07-08|