History

Why Does Easter Fall on Different Dates?
Easter isn’t like Christmas or St. Patrick’s Day. Have you noticed it seems to fall on a different day every year? Easter isn’t a fixed date on the Gregorian calendar (which follows the cycle of the sun and the seasons) because similar to Jewish holidays, it follows a lunisolar calendar. It was dete…
Start Your Genealogical Journey Tonight
My ancestors were a lot more interesting than I am. My grandmother’s brother enlisted as a Private in the Civil War , my mother’s grandfather was a blacksmith in the village of Columbiaville and my grandfather (photo) emigrated to Michigan from the family farm in County Westmeath, Ireland. The Lapee…
Remembering Vietnam
 
On March 6, 7, and 8th the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 287 of Lapeer County will be hosting a 50th Anniversary of Vietnam Commemorative event. This is event is being held at the American Legion Post 16, on West Genesee in Lapeer, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.This event is to honor Vietnam Veteran…

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