Ball Grant Makes Further Preservation Work Possible

The Leelanau County Historic Preservation Society is pleased to announce that we have received a generous grant from the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation in 2021.  The Ball family’s commitment to making a difference in the nonprofit world, in this case Leelanau County, which they consider a second home, will have a significant… Read More

Barn of the Year Award Ceremony

The Michigan Barn Preservation Network is pleased to announce that the Leelanau County Poor Farm Barn that you nominated has been selected to receive the 2021 Barn of the Year Award.  A panel of 8 judges selected your Barn from 11 entries to be one of 5 to receive the distinction this year.  You can… Read More

Leelanau County Poor Farm Michigan Historic Marker Dedication

Established in 1955 the Michigan Historical Marker Program is part of the Michigan History Center in Lansing. Since its inception more than 1,700 Michigan Historical Markers have been placed across the state, and in several other states and Europe, making Michigan's one of the premier marker programs in the nation. Each marker reflects an important… Read More