History and Community in Lyons and Muir, Michigan

Monday, May 09, 2005

North Plains Cemetery

The North Plains Cemetery Association will hold a Rummage and Bake Sale May 19th and 20th at the North Plains church annex. All of the proceeds will be used for the maintenance and improvement of the Cemetery. If you have a treasure that you would like to donate to this please bring it to the North Plains Church (corner of Olmstead and Scheaffer Rds.) between 2:00 and 4:00 PM on May 17th.

Saturday, May 07, 2005

Wilma Ackerson

Wilma Ackerson, originally uploaded by dfahey.

Wilma pointing to herself as a young girl in her senior class high school picture from 1941.

1860? Map

1860? Map, originally uploaded by dfahey.

Large old map (circa 1860?) that needs to be restored.

Class Pictures

Class Pictures, originally uploaded by dfahey.

Many old Lyons and Muir high school senior class pictures that are on the walls around the museum.

Friday, May 06, 2005

1800's Organ

1800's Organ, originally uploaded by dfahey.

Wilma Ackerson playing an old 1800s organ (her favorite item in the museum) that was donated by an area family, as was many of the other items in the museum. The story behind the organ was that it went from the Lyons/Muir area to California by sea around South America and back by railroad.

Washing Machine

Washing Machine, originally uploaded by dfahey.

Harriet McQuillian with an old washing machine.

Lyons-Muir Historical Museum

Lyons-Muir Hisorical Museum, originally uploaded by dfahey.

The front of the building picture shows the museum in the background behind President Wilma Ackerson, Secretary Louise Cook and members Jon Houserman, Gary McQuillian and Harriet McQuillian.