History and Community in Lyons and Muir, Michigan

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Welcome To!

When the Lyons-Muir Historical Museum was dedicated on June 19, 1987, the keynote speaker was William Weisgerber of rural Ionia, whose grandfather operated a furniture manufacturing shop and a funeral parlor in Lyons near the turn of the century. “I can recall going to the movies on Saturday night, right over there,” he said, pointing to the area where the free movies were held in the summers of the 1930s and 1940s. “I feel such gratitude to the people of Lyons-Muir for preserving the heritage you have here.”


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Trying to find the which cemetery John B. Van Antwerp was buried he died September 12, 1901. Burried in Muir, MI.

Or vital records to get copies of the death certificates.

Thank You,

Lisa Van Antwerp

Wednesday, 18 May, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Was the land for the Lyons Township cemetery donated to the city. It seems very hilly a lot of ups and downs. I have quite a few family members buried in this cemetery.
Family line

Shawna Clements Prater

Monday, 26 September, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We are looking for any information or pictures for the home located at 306 N. Higbee in Lyons. We are in the process of renovating and have found alot of interesting things in the walls, dirt and floors. If you have any, please send in our way,

Some of the artifacts we found buried deep under the house will eventually make it to the museum.


Tuesday, 01 November, 2005  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am a descendant of Ambrose and Benjamin Soule. We had a nice visit in the summer of 2006. I have much information on them if anyone is interested.

Matt Soule

Monday, 15 January, 2007  

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