George R. and Edith Angell Cook Special Collections


Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library houses one of the largest local history collections in Northeast Michigan including information for Alpena, Alcona, Montmorency and Presque Isle Counties. Alpena Newspapers are available on microfilm dating back to 1871.

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Construction, Evolution, Restoration, and Renewal of the Michigan Capitol

Travel through nearly 150 years of Capitol history in one evening—and see the Capitol building as it was, has been, and is today, with this exciting program by Michigan State Capitol Historian and Curator Valerie Marvin.



Local Walking Tours

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Evergreen Cemetery Walking Tour graphic Downtown Walking Tour Historic Homes Tour