This 19th century Kedge Anchor was used in moving rafts of logs
across the lake to the headwaters of the Muskegon River.
The anchor was salvaged from Houghton Lake near
The Sportsman's Resort and the Cut River inlet.
It was donated to . . . — — Map (db m182425) HM
Prudenville Timber and the 1862 Homestead Act began drawing people to Prudenville in 1870. Named for early developer Peter Pruden, the community was also known as Edna for a time. As the commercial center of Roscommon County, Prudenville boasted . . . — — Map (db m182286) HM
On 6-14-1852, Wm. Burt, U.S. Surveyor, set a cedar post at the quarter corner of sections 5 & 6, T24N, R2W. He noted an 8 inch diameter yellow pine S75'W. 95 links. That pine still stands...a silent witness to the original surveys of Michigan. — — Map (db m201433) HM
The Pioneer House opened in the early 1870s as a boardinghouse for lumbermen. Beginning as a 1-1/2-story building, it underwent three major renovations between 1885 and 1936 evolving into a hotel with twenty-two guest rooms and three apartments. . . . — — Map (db m201431) HM