Request from Bob Morgridge

A local historian and retired history teacher, Morgridge is doing research on the Boyne City Tannery.  He is seeking information, pictures, memorabilia, particularly about the interior workings and layout of the Tannery.  Reach him at 231-547-6936 or

Request from George Lasater

Retired Sherriff Lasater is working on a book about Charlevoix County’s World War I and Korean War veterans.  He is seeking information about all veterans, but especially photographs and information about the following people who died from non-combat injuries or illness.  Reach Lasater at 231-582-7001.

  • George A. Crouter
  • Clyde Ray Solomon
  • Christie C. Empey
  • Harry Potter
  • Dean Elliot Scroggie, Jr.
  • Henry Johnecheck
  • Robert M. Ashmore
  • Joseph Pletka
  • Harold J. Cole
  • Joseph Thomas
  • Joseph Price
  • Clinton B. Sedgeman
  • (unknown) Gibberd
  • Leland M. Hibbard
  • Earl C. Burt

Request from Richard Mitchell

Richard is looking for pictures of the Boyne Falls Blacksmith Shop in Boyne Falls, Boyne Valley Township.  His great-grandfather, James D. Mitchell, was the blacksmith.  He would also appreciate any information about the Hudson Township School,  District No. 6, which Richard’s grandmother attended.


Contact Richard at or by phone 714-535-1621.