Researched and written by Andrew White. The following is an except from a forthcoming book on the History of Glen… Read more Abolitionist – Reverend George Thompson
Museum & Archives Internship Opportunity Summer 2024 Currently Accepting Applications for the 2024 Season. The Leelanau Historical Society & Museum… Read more 2024 Internship Opportunity
“What are the origins of Leelanau’s Name?” A question we are commonly asked at the Leelanau Historical Society, along with… Read more What are the Origins of Leelanau’s Name?
The holiday season is full of traditions passed down by our ancestors. One tradition many of us share is making… Read more A Taste of History – Mrs. Kelderhouse’s Cookies
During this time of the year, dolls can take on spookier connotations as represented in popular media. There are dozens… Read more New Life for Old Dolls
Discover history through the photographic life work of Erhardt Peters (1904-1989). The Leelanau Historical Society, located in Leland, MI is… Read more The Man Behind the Lens: The Life of Erhardt Peters
This summer the Leelanau Historical Society hosted three emerging professionals through a summer internship program. This was an immersive experience,… Read more Summer 2023 Internships – Emerging Professionals Get Hands On Experience.
Researched and written by Diana Baxter.Leelanau Historical Society 2023 Summer Intern.2022 Colgate University Graduate. Emelia Christina Schaub was born on… Read more Emelia Christina Schaub – An Influential Force
1931 Ford Model A The Leelanau Historical Society is the proud owner of this 1931 Ford Model A. Previously owned… Read more Cruising Through Local History – Ford Model A
In celebration of Women’s History Month, we will share three stories of women in the workforce. Throughout history, a women’s… Read more Women in the Workforce – Women’s History Month