Cultural destinations in Albion Michigan

Cultural destinations of Albion Michigan include something for every season.  During the school year, plan to attend one of the musical or art events at Albion College.   In the winter, bring a sled and try out Albion’s sledding hill in Victory Park.   See this page about Albion’s Cardboard Classic sled race.  In the spring, get on your sneakers and walk through Albion’s trails that cross bridges, meander through several Albion parks, and combine the North Country Trail, the Iron Belle Trail, the  Albion’s culture began even before settlers arrived with indigenous peoples who realized the land near the forks of the river had a special significance.  Below is a portrait of some of Albion’s historic destinations.  In addition to the items listed in the panels, notice as you plan your outing in Albion to see these  largest items:

  • Albion’s notable parks and trails
  • Albion’s bricked streets of Albion downtown steeped in history
  • Albion’s historical tourism destinations including historical markers and a display about the desegregation of Albion Schools called History Hill in Holland Park

In addition, certain key locations offer residents and tourists alike the chance to explore and learn.

Goodrich Chapel, Albion College

Albion Prime Images

We couldn't show the famous Albion images without showing Albion College. Below are some favorite spots from there. And another very well know Albion icon ...
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Albion Symbols - The Forks

Albion Symbols – The Forks

A discussion of Albion symbols would not be complete without a review of "The Forks."  There is the Festival of the Forks, The Forks Senior ...
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Top 5 Downtown visual images of Albion

Top 5 Downtown visual images of Albion

The five most well-known visual images for downtown Albion Michigan are: The American Molder Sculpture Superior Street, our bricked "Main Street" The Coca Cola mural ...
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Albion Icons - The Wave

Albion Icons – The Wave

Every town has certain themes or images that remind us of that place. An emerging decorative theme in Albion is "The Wave." This post has ...
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Scenic Albion Photos

Scenic Albion Photos

Scenic Albion Michigan is fun to explore in all seasons. Spring is in the air in Albion after Easter weekend. This photo shows a lovely ...
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Cultural District near the Albion River Trail

Cultural District near the Albion River Trail

Albion has a number of culturally interesting locations near the National Historic District and near the Albion River Trail.  Click the icon on the ...
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Gardner House Museum

Gardner House Museum

Q: What historical tourism spot in Albion has a special event for each season? A:  The Gardner House Museum, located at 509 South Superior Street, ...
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Kids 'N' Stuff Children's Museum

Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum

Q- What brings dozens of big yellow buses full of kids to downtown Albion on a regular basis? A- Kids 'N' Stuff Children's Museum Q- ...
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Labor Day Albion - Tour of History Hill in Holland Park

Labor Day Albion – Tour of History Hill in Holland Park

In 2018, Albion Health Care Alliance partnered with Albion Recreation Department for the Labor Day Albion - Walk the Trail event. Larry Williams, of the ...
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The Morning Parade - Festival 2018

The Morning Parade – Festival 2018

The morning of Saturday, September 22, 2018 was clear and cool, a welcome change from the previous weekend that was warm and sticky.  The turn ...
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Art and Purple Gang locations near the Albion River Trail

Art and Purple Gang locations near the Albion River Trail

This Interactive Google Map shows several types of locations near the Albion River Trail.  There are custom icons and layers with information associated with each ...
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Swingin' Musical Artists Bios

Swingin’ Musical Artists Bios

Swingin' at the Shell is a concert series that takes place at the Victory Park Bandshell in Albion, Michigan each summer. Thanks to a variety ...
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Ribbon cutting Albion Malleable Brewing Co. Albion

Ribbon cutting Albion Malleable Brewing Co. Albion

Albion Malleable Brewing Company official ribbon cutting on Monday May 21, 2018. Trivia Question - What company started the fast-growing Micro brewery trend and when ...
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French Market Albion Michigan

French Market Albion Michigan

The French Market in Albion often takes place on the second Saturday in June, at Stoffer Plaza. The images below are from the 2017 event ...
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Ride the River - 2018 Albion Community Bike Ride Program

Ride the River – 2018 Albion Community Bike Ride Program

The weather was surprisingly cooperative for the Albion Community Bike Program Launch on Monday, May 14, 2018. The next ride is Memorial Day, Monday, May ...
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The Bohm Theatre

The Bohm Theatre

The most spectacular tourist destination of Albion, Michigan is the Bohm Theatre at 201 S. Superior St.  Whether by day or night, this neo-classic theatrical ...
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Albion College Cultural Destinations

Albion College Cultural Destinations

Albion College has a host of cultural events during the school year.  Because most of them are free and open to the public, they are ...
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A Short Walking Tour from the year 2000

A Short Walking Tour from the year 2000

This timeless brochure was developed at the turn of the century and features a numbered pictorial tour.  There are images and descriptions of the Molder ...
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Albion College Whitehouse Nature Center History Trail

Albion College Whitehouse Nature Center History Trail

Whitehouse Nature Center at Albion College has some wonderful trails to walk and explore.  Nine sites have been marked with red, white and blue symbols, ...
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Riverside Cemetery Walking Tour

Riverside Cemetery Walking Tour

Riverside Cemetery has been the final resting place for the men and women of Albion since 1837. Take a tour of Riverside and learn about ...
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Albion River of Time Mural (1 year in Albion)

Albion River of Time Mural (1 year in Albion)

A 56-foot long mural downtown in the Huntington Bank drive-thru shows the four seasons of Albion in a river theme. Learn more about the creative ...
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