Charlevoix the Beautiful, photo by GLASman1 Wikipedia entry for Charlevoix (pronounced shar-le-voy) says: The city is situated between Lake Michigan and the western end of Lake Charlevoix, which drains into Lake Michigan through the short Round Lake/Pine River complex in the heart of downtown Charlevoix. Charlevoix’s Round Lake has been called the best natural harbor on … Continue reading Charlevoix, the Beautiful
Straits of Mackinac, photo by GLASman1 A gorgeous view of a beautiful bridge. Definitely check it out bigger and see more in Mark’s slideshow. Much more about the Mackinac Bridge on Michigan in Pictures!
Lake Michigan, photo by GLASman1. This coming Thursday (January 26) is Michigan’s 175th Birthday (#mich175 on twitter). We’re making a big fuss of it with a 175th Birthday Bash on Absolute Michigan, and this morning I inadvertently stumbled on a piece of Michigan’s heritage that I guess I never really thought about. Wikipedia’s Lake Michigan … Continue reading Lake Michigan was first
Pt. Betsie Lighthouse , photo by GLASman1. Point Betsie Light is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world. The Friends of Point Betsie website notes that the point was originally known by the French as “Point Aux Bec Scies,” meaning “sawed beak point” and that it was was built in 1858 at a … Continue reading The Light at Point Aux Bec Scies
Flying Crain, photo by GLASman1. The Baker Sanctuary in northwest Calhoun County is a Michigan Audubon sanctuary that hosts thousands of cranes. It was established in 1947 and was the first crane sanctuary in America. They have fantastic information about sandhill cranes in Michigan. They write that the Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis) is one of … Continue reading Michigan Birds: Sandhill Crane
Mackinac Bridge Sunset, photo by GLASman1. From high above the Straits of Mackinac… Check it out background big and in Mark’s slideshow. More Michigan aerial photographs from Michigan in Pictures.