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Chippewa County historical society to present program on history of Dunbar

The program will describe the ups and downs of the area and the varied enterprises that were undertaken on the land
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Photo of Dunbar School courtesy of Carolyn Person. Supplied photo

NEWS RELEASE

CHIPPEWA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

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Carolyn Person, president of the Chippewa County Historical Society, will present a program on the “History of Dunbar, Chippewa County: Farm to Recreation Area” on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the CCHS.

The Dunbar site on the St. Marys River in Bruce Township has had a full history in the area. Its transformation from forest land to recreation area involves over 125 years of changes, progress, and diversity. The program will describe the ups and downs of the area and the varied enterprises that were undertaken on the land.

The public is welcome to attend this free event and bring any photos or stories to share. Refreshments will be provided.

The program will be held at the Chippewa County Historical Society located at 115 Ashmun St. in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. You may park on Ashmun Street or in the parking lot off of Portage Avenue and enter by the handicap accessible door at the rear of the building. For more information, check www.cchsmi.com or contact 906-635-7082 or cchs@sault.com.

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