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Industry History Day

  • North Berrien Historical Museum 300 Coloma Avenue Coloma, MI, 49038 United States (map)

North Berrien has been and still is an area flourishing with many industries. On June 22, the North Berrien Historical Museum will be celebrating these local achievements with a multifaceted event which will include a kids activity and craft, a lecture, and a celebration of the former Watervliet Paper Mill.

Watervliet Paper Mill, 12:00–4:00 p.m.: Employees, family members, and all others who are interested are invited to view the Museum's Paper Mill collection. Help identify photos, tell your story, and meet up with friends from past years.

Assembling the Past: Michigan's Automotive Industry for Kids, 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.: Kids ages 6–12 will learn what drove Michigan's automotive industry. They will run their own automotive assembly line, build rubber band cars, and test their vehicles for distance. Kids participating in this free program will take home their handmade toy. Please note that there are two opportunities for kids to participate in this program.

Earlier Event: June 18
Hagar Township's Jacobia
Later Event: July 16
Pere Marquette Railroad