Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Assn.

Love lighthouses? This organization, based in Mackinaw City, is working hard to preserve them for future generations to enjoy. Go to www.gllka.com and click on their Events button for a listing of conferences, cruises, even an opportunity to become a keeper for two weeks at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse. A related website found at www.terrypepper.com/lights provides you with a list of every lighthouse in the western Great Lakes searchable bu both Lake and state.

Water Winter Wonderland

This unique website claims to be the place "where vintage Michigan lives on." included among its pages are lists of Michigan's old and sometimes lost movie theaters (both drive-in and indoor), amusement parks, race tracks, hotels, motels, and more. Seach by county and enjou a wealth of wonderful photos at: www.waterwinterwonderland.com

Michigan One-Room Schoolhouse Assn.

Did you attend one of our state's one-room schoolhouses, or just have a love for the quaint little structures in our rural landscape? Either way, you may appreciate hearing about an organization that seeks to preserve Michigan's remaining country schools. The Michigan One-Room Schoolhouse Association hosts a yearly conference on the state of one-room schools, is conducing a survey to determine how many still survive, and offers suggested readings on the subject. Check out its website at: www.one-roomschools.org

Last Changed on Nov. 22, 2011.