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George R. & Edith Angell Cook Special Collections

Stories from Beyond

Evergreen Cemetery 1032 W Washington Ave, Alpena, United States

Join the Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library as we unearth true stories, strange coincidences, gruesome happenings, and mysteries that are buried in Evergreen Cemetery. Registration for both tours is required:  3:30 Tour 6:30 Tour Contact Alpena History Room at or call at 989-356-6188 ext 17 if you have any questions

History Hounds Series: An Auto Disaster: The 1927 Briggs Manufacturing Tragedy

Judith A. Stillion Conference Room

Join the Special Collections staff in the Judith Stillion Conference Room as we live-stream the Historical Society of Michigan's History Hounds presentation. Hosted every other Tuesday at 12 pm. "On April 23, 1927, an explosion and fire at the Briggs Manufacturing Company in Detroit killed 21 men—most of them African American migrants from the South.…