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The Story of Alpena’s Early Days

Posted on June 6th, 2013
Lumber piles line Thunder Bay River in Alpena c.1885.

Lumber piles line Thunder Bay River in Alpena c.1885.

Mary Beth takes us for a visit to the George Fletcher Alpena County Public Library’s Alpena Room to discuss Alpena’s original history on this Inspiring Alpena segment on WBKB-TV’s Early Morning show. With deep roots as a lumber boom-town, Alpena has a knack for reinventing itself earning the name “The Town That Wouldn’t Die.”

Click on the link below to learn the story of Alpena’s founding:

http://youtu.be/Pz4jUwJw9SU

To learn more about Alpena: Sanctuary of the Great Lakes visit www.alpenacvb.com