Albion has a unique combination of aspects that make it a great place to visit and live. Albion is located in southern mid Michigan along the I-94 corridor between Chicago and Detroit. Transportation options in Albion include easy access to the interstate freeways, a train station with stops by Amtrak and Greyhound, and a new taxi cab company. Bicyclists are enjoying the bike friendly roads, and also a riverwalk that extends through town and is part of the North Country Trail
. Albion’s brick downtown streets are the oldest and longest stretch of continuously bricked streets in Michigan.
Albion is also known for its extensive public parks, 17 parks for the Albion population and guests to enjoy. With one public park for every 600 residents, Albion has more parks per capita that any other city in the United States. Albion also has a lively arts community, with musicians, and other performing arts, murals, sculpture, and cooking arts in evidence. Albion has several events each year that bring together its diverse community, for ethnic feasts and a wide ranges of activities not often found in cities this size.
The American Molder is an “Occupational Monument” designed to be a tribute to the craftsmen and laborers of the Albion community. It was designed by sculptor Ed Chesney. He was able to portray a non-racial appearance of the face on … Continue reading →
Albion’s Mother’s Day Founder, Juliette Calhoun Blakeley is described on a historical marker behind the library. Few people know that Juliette was also very involved in the underground railroad. Her home was one of the Underground Railroad Stations. A group … Continue reading →
From the Cardboard Classic in January to the Lessons and Carols in December, there are exciting events in the community and at the college for entertainment and socializing. In this site we will highlight the major events and show why … Continue reading →